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Old 07-13-2013, 06:12 AM
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Teddy, cockapoo mix
39 lbs.
Natural Balance Sweet Potato, Fish
Novolin N
15 units, 2x day
BG monitor - ReliOn Prime and Alpha Trak 2

Teddy was diagnosed 6-12-13, still regulating, numbers still in the 300-500 range.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:12 PM
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Tyler, West Highland White Terrier
20.5lbs
Nutrisca Salmon 1/2 cup 8am & 8pm plus 2 frozen green beans after shot (switched to this from Hills ZD- huge difference in his numbers-way more consistent)
Novolin N 7.5u
Walmart Relion Prime
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Gayle & Tyler. 9yr old 20.5lb Westie. Dx 3/13. Diet: 1/2 cup Nutrisca Salmon am & pm with 2 frozen green beans given with shot. Insulin: Novolin N 7.5u am & pm-work in progress!
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:54 AM
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Willie 23 lb mini schnauzer. 8cc's of Humulin N 2X a day. Feeding him Nutrisca chicken and chick pea.
very finicky eater.
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:06 AM
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How accurate is the Relion Prime system I noticed a lot of people are using now
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:40 AM
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How accurate is the Relion Prime system I noticed a lot of people are using now
It seems to read dog blood quite low, but you can run a comparison to either an AlphaTrak, or clinic meter. Hard to beat the 18 cent test strip.

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Old 09-04-2013, 12:48 PM
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Name, breed: Bailey, Treeing Walker Coon Hound
Weight: 87 pounds
Food: Hill's Science Diet W/D
Insulin: 10 units Humalog 2x daily
No monitoring at home yet.


She had her comprehensive exam in July, glucose was 110. Started showing symptoms like excessive thirst, took her to the Vet yesterday, glucose was 500+. They are doing their first curve next week.
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Old 09-06-2013, 07:56 PM
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Sissy- 14 lb spayed Bichon
Food: Wellness Core Reduced Fat, 1/2 cup with 1 teaspoon pumpkin, 1 teaspoon
Merrick 96% chicken a.m. & p.m.
Insulin: Novolin N, currently 6.5 units a.m. & p.m.
Meters: Alphatrak 2 & relion confirm
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:21 PM
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Dog's name, breed:
Becasse (female)
wirehaired pointing griffon

Weight:
53 lbs

Diet:
Orijen senior

Insulin:
Caninsulin

Number of units per injection and injections per day:
5 units twice a day, 12h apart


Brand of BG meter if home testing:
freestyle lite
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Bécasse, 6 years old, female, wirehaired Pointing Griffon, dx march 2013, on caninsulin 2 x 5 u., eating Orijen senior. using Freestyle lite.
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Dog's name, breed:
Jeter, Male, Schnauzer, terrier, poodle mix

Weight:
41 1/4 lbs

Diet:
Blue Buffalo Wilderness Chicken and Chick Peas (which he hates...we'll be switching

Insulin:
Humulin N/switching to Novolin N

Number of units per injection and injections per day:
8 units twice a day, 12h apart


Brand of BG meter if home testing:
Relion
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Old 09-13-2013, 09:32 PM
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New to the site,

Dog's name, breed: Bazzle, Chow / Shepherd Mutt, fixed male

Dog's weight: 58 lbs

Diet: Science Diet W/D (Canine Low Fat-Glucose Management-Gastrointestinal)

Insulin: Novolin 70/30 (nph/r)

Number of units per injection and injections per day: still regulating but currently at 17 units 2 times a day

Brand of BG meter if home testing: not home testing yet, but we plan on starting soon.
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