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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 237
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Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

I agree with you 100%! While Iíve always been told that dogs donít live for the future or the past as they only see the ďnowĒ, I never fully understood it until Max. Diabetes has left him totally...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,084
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Cosequin

I use human grade Glucosamine. Chondroitin and MSM, which has not mucked with his BG numbers.

Donna and Max the Corgi
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-19-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 3,048
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Iíve been reading this thread and I had a few comments/suggestions I wanted to make.

Iíve been blessed with two Cushingoid dogs in my life and I donít understand how they can tell you numbers...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-01-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Senior Yorkiepoo introduction

At the top of the homepage, click on Managing EPI, then scroll down to the SID antibiotics link and after the poop pictures is the article in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Hope this...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-31-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Senior Yorkiepoo introduction

If Rubyís stool is well formed, then I wouldnít change a thing with the way youíre administering the enzymes! Itís just unusual that the tablets are working that well for you. When we first started...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-29-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Senior Yorkiepoo introduction

Hello,
I can help WRT the EPI as Iíve had an EPI GSD who lived with EPI her whole life and itís not what took her from usÖ Is your pup on any B12? I ask because you mentioned inappetence. Almost...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-19-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Thanks everyone for the kidney help and the birthday wishes!

I finally talked to the vet the other day (it only took her a week to call me after the results came in) and sheís calling it mild...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-15-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

They do not have a kidney friendly diet, although their ingredients are.
I add my own protein, which is currently boneless skinless chicken breast. I've read lean beef may be better, and I'm willing...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-15-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Just wanted to wish my boy a happy birthday! Heís 12 today! He came into my life as a year-old little brat full of piss and vinegar 11 years ago and he forever changed my life! While heís slowed...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-26-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,436
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: New member looking for advice

Gabapentin was prescribed for a GSD I had with end stage DM and it did the same to her. In fact, we only ever gave her one dose and my husband refused to give it again after he had a very difficult...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

So I had to go out of state to have surgery done early this week and flew in later than I planned as there were so many delays (no shock there), but to my horror, we missed Maxís evening mealtime by...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Diet Change Advice

Just curious, what version of THK did you go with? Whenever I open the box, the smell of real food hits me and makes me hungry Ė wait, it is real food!
Iím glad to hear your pup is loving it! Max...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Diet Change Advice

Hello and welcome from a relative newcomer as well. Iíve dealt with many of the health issues with previous dogs that your pup has, but this is my first dog with diabetes and itís challenging!...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,656
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Scooter crossed the bridge today 12-3-16

Yep, she found you and she won the lottery!!!! Life for her has taken on a whole new meaning! She picked the right door to show up on!

When we lost our last dog, Molly, a GSD we rescued off the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Thought Iíd give an update here on Max and ask a question: Per our new vetís suggestion, we purchased some KETONE test strips and began testing his urine weekly. His results have been between trace...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,656
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Scooter crossed the bridge today 12-3-16

Congratulations on your new pup! I've always believed our Bridge Fur kids send us our next... My last Corgi sent me me Max, I'm sure! Of course he did have a great sense of humor...:D

Donna and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

So I think I finally figured out that Maxís lows come from excitement. So will be careful with them, although they are few and far between for this blind and senior Corgi.
Yesterday, a bit after...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,784
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Off balance and wobbly

Just throwing it out there - you could also use The Honest Kitchen base mix and while it is hit or miss these days, Chewy.com has it currently (you add your own source of protein). I've used chicken...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-22-2022, 05:03 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

So I brought Max to the holistic vet on Friday (the one I had to wait a full year for an appointment with), and she was amazing! She will now be my primary vet, as mine had retired and sold the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-07-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

So Max has been doing ok Ė no serious lows, but some serious highs (425 at his curve yesterday). I tried switching his protein from chicken to pork loin, but nothing really changed, so I went back...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-23-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Interesting as my Endocrinologist said pick a dose and stick with it, but Iím thinking you maybe right! Heís been in the low 200s for the last several weeks, but today went for grooming and was 96...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-06-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Wow Ė this is exhausting!! We are now at 248, 2 hours after injecting 9 units Ė I still have no idea where or how those low numbers came from, but my gut tells me Iíll never know and just cherish...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-03-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

Thanks for the advice!
I may try changing my protein (I use the boneless skinless chicken breast b/c if goes on sale often enough around here that I can buy large quantities and freeze it Ė and of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-02-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

So I decided to go back to the 8.5 dose (my syringes donít even mark that Ė I eyeball it), and Maxís reading have gone from a low of 248 to a high of 576!!!
On 9 units its gone from a low of 45 to a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 04-18-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,243
Posted By MomtoMax
Re: Newbie needing help

I need to ask an extremely dumb question, but most important for Max, how do you define a finite dosage for your dog? Iíve gone between 8.5 units of vetsulin to 9 units and itís dramatic on either...
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