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Old 03-18-2017, 04:54 AM
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Since recovering from all of her skin infections, Lily's insulin dose has dropped down quite a bit. Her BG levels are holding steady in the 100s and 200s with a mix of 3 units Novolin R and 13 units Novolin N. This is down from 4 units R and 16 units N.

Even though she has that "sad setter" look here, she is feeling way better

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Old 03-18-2017, 07:12 AM
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Happy to see Lily's "back in the saddle". Great job!
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Old 03-18-2017, 07:34 AM
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jesses dose has been reduced also

it shows how important testing blood sugar is

glad things are back on track
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Jesse-26 lbs - 15.5 years old - 10 years diabetic - one meal a day homemade and a vitabone snack - 3 shots of Novolin a day sometimes Novolog or r as a correction to higher sugar but that is rare. total insulin for a 24 hour period is between 8 and 10 units of NPH insulin depending on her fasting number
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Old 05-09-2017, 04:55 AM
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Lily continues doing well after her horrible bout with sarcoptic mange this past winter. She is now getting monthly applications of Revolution to prevent future problems.

Here she is visiting down the street with her best friends Maisy and Carly. The Three Amigos...

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Diabetes: Aug 2013 - Hypothyroidism: Dec 2013 - Cataract Surgery: Feb 2014
Insulin: Novolin R/N mix - Meter: ReliOn Prime
Nulo Adult Trim Cod & Lentils, Pumpkin, FortiFlora, Dasuquin, Thyroxine

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Old 05-09-2017, 06:01 AM
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such a well behaved group

glad things are going well
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Old 05-09-2017, 09:37 AM
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That's the old "OK, Dad, ... "GIVE UP THAT TREAT" look.
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Old 05-09-2017, 01:57 PM
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Such a beautiful baby!!
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Lily is like a supermodel with her fabulous supermodel friends. All beauties!
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Some sad news today. Our son's dog and Lily's non-diabetic brother, Cowboy, was put to sleep today after a brief struggle with cancer.

Cowboy was a wonderful and gentle soul. We will miss him and he will be in our hearts forever.

Cowboy the puppy in September 2007...



Lily and Cowboy in March 2016...



Cowboy yesterday, while Lily and I were saying our last goodbye to him...

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Diabetes: Aug 2013 - Hypothyroidism: Dec 2013 - Cataract Surgery: Feb 2014
Insulin: Novolin R/N mix - Meter: ReliOn Prime
Nulo Adult Trim Cod & Lentils, Pumpkin, FortiFlora, Dasuquin, Thyroxine

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Old 05-25-2017, 04:49 PM
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I am so sorry. Such a beautiful little soul....
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