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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-18-2021, 04:41 PM
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Views: 88,095
Posted By eileen
Re: Jesse girl

I'm so sorry to read this, rest in peace sweet Jesse Girl.
Your long wonderful diabetic journey not only taught so many but gave us strength and confidence in knowing we can do this.
Love and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-18-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By eileen
Re: Belle - Recently Diagnosed

Welcome!

I'm also seeing the need for an insulin increase, carefully working your way up.
As the numbers begin to come down even more you will be safer to increase by a single unit, even a half...
Forum: Everything Else 01-01-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By eileen
Re: happy new year

Happy New Year!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-11-2020, 01:07 PM
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Views: 88,095
Posted By eileen
Re: Jesse girl

Sending Belated Happy Birthday Wishes to an amazing pup, and an even more amazing diabetic pet parent.
What a true testament that our dogs, when treated carefully go on to live their long and happy...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-30-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,716
Posted By eileen
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Vetsulin users actually now have a better option with their choice of insulin syringes.
Advocate has developed a new very thin 31g U-40 syringe. Available also with half unit markings on the barrel....
Forum: Syringes and Injections 05-30-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,740
Posted By eileen
Re: Vetsulin vs. Novolin N vs. Novolin 70/30

Vetsulin users actually now have a better option with their choice of insulin syringes.
Advocate has developed a new very thin 31g U-40 syringe. Available also with half unit markings on the barrel....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-24-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By eileen
Re: Novalin N Issues?

I have to concur with Jesse Girl, more likely issues with either a particular individual insulin vial or just those normal bumps in the road that come with treating canine diabetes.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-24-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,916
Posted By eileen
Re: New member Dexter

For what it's worth, with Mildred's 7 1/2 year journey with diabetes her insulin needs increased over time.
Her Vet did suggest that it is often the case with long term diabetics.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-05-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,035
Posted By eileen
Re: My Pretty Prissy Girl

Are you not feeding her a consistent/well balanced diet?

Be sure to check the sugar level to make sure it is rising and not continuing to drop.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-05-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,035
Posted By eileen
Re: My Pretty Prissy Girl

I kept Graham Crackers available for this, just something carby, don't over do it tho.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-05-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,035
Posted By eileen
Re: My Pretty Prissy Girl

With a low end 68 I would be giving mine a snack to bring the sugar level up and with retesting in about 30 minutes to make sure it is trending up.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-05-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,001
Posted By eileen
Re: ADW Coupon

Discount codes for ADW ( americandiabeteswholesale ) ;

K910 will give 10% off
K912 gives $12.00 off any order over $100.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-05-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,035
Posted By eileen
Re: My Pretty Prissy Girl

Personally I would be very leery of point adding or subtracting with the numbers seen by any in-use meter.
That could present a danger, in my opinion as it is my experience that the points can vary...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,439
Posted By eileen
Re: How long has your dog lived with diabetes so far?

Mildred, 7.5 years diabetic before losing a battle to bladder cancer.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,787
Posted By eileen
Re: Newly diagnosed need help with other health complications

Welcome, Linda!
So glad to see you here. I know this community has a lot of very helpful and knowledgeable members that will offer input for your Katie's extra special needs.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-03-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 166,578
Posted By eileen
Re: Poll: How and Where you test your dog's blood sugar

The underside of the top lip above the canine tooth.
Used the ReliOn 31g lancets freehand, without the device.
Forum: Everything Else 04-03-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,567
Posted By eileen
New Zealand Members, Blood Testing?

Hi All,

I know of an owner living in New Zealand that is interested in testing altho says the supplies are not available.

Are there any members living there that can offer insight on how...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-03-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,540
Posted By eileen
Re: How does Accucheck Aviva rate?

My 2 cents......I used the Accu Chek Aviva years ago with Mildred. It was one of the many human meters I tried before purchasing the Alpha Trak.
For her it gave very inconsistent readings, it is not...
Forum: Everything Else 01-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,948
Posted By eileen
Canadian Pharmacy for the Alpha Trak2 Test Stips

I've been absent for so long that I don't know if there is even a need for this information but thought I'd share in case it can be beneficial for someone.

Being around canine diabetic groups for...
Forum: Everything Else 01-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,738
Posted By eileen
Re: Cami, A Foster Mini Dachshund Needs Your Votes!

Cami thanks everyone for your votes!

Her foster Mom, Joanne, is doing an amazing job with working at her diabetes and seeing her thru her surgeries and recovery as well.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,781
Posted By eileen
Re: Questions re cataract surgery

I gave Mildred her sight back in 2005. For the remaining 7 years of her life she had the most wonderful vision without another eye issue as a result of her cataracts.

Her surgery as well as...
Forum: Everything Else 01-21-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,738
Posted By eileen
Cami, A Foster Mini Dachshund Needs Your Votes!

Cami is the cutest little mini dachshund that you could ever meet.

Her foster Mom, Joanne, has entered her in a photo contest with, 'Modern Dog Magazine' with hopes of helping to spread the word...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 175,849
Posted By eileen
Re: Abby's Story - 12.24.1999 to 12.31.2013 - Forever in our hearts

So very sorry to read of your loss, Barb.....my heart goes out to you.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-23-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,686
Posted By eileen
Re: Good Inexpensive Glucose Meters?

So very glad you are home blood testing!

With americandiabeteswholesale the Alpha Trak 2 meter/kit is about $60.00 when using the code, alpha2...a great savings.
They do however require a script...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-23-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 54,787
Posted By eileen
Re: Jake

I would much prefer a mountain shaped curve as well. With seeing the lowest levels being the fastings it would be easier to make insulin adjustments as well as safer without the worry of dropping too...
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