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Old 11-09-2010, 09:43 PM
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Default Re: Switching to NPH - question on process

Each dog responds a bit different. Some have a "mountain" shaped curve where lowest blood sugar is at injection times.

Others may have a "valley" curve where lowest blood sugar is mid-day. This is more common. NPH typically peaks around 5-6 hours post injection, so you might watch this time period closely.

You'll know more about how the food and insulin are working once you've switched and are able to do a curve, but I'd watch the 5-6 hour time period in particular.
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