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Patty 12-14-2012 02:52 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
The Blue buffalo healthy weight is sold at Petco Petsmart type places. You might read through Bogie's thread on the food comments recently http://www.k9diabetes.com/forum/show...ed=1#post95082 Dawn and Craig are currently mixing foods (though Dawn's has been to make a switch) to get a flatter profile.

stylynjm 12-14-2012 03:46 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Patty,is it the fiber that helps flatten #'s,like brown rice,millet,etc.

Cebe 12-14-2012 05:32 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom

Originally Posted by stylynjm (Post 95064)
I have had a hectic week( finally settled down) and have not done sides yet.still in stuff area,but less fatty spots

If this is the case then hold on any other changes until you determine if you have an absorption issue. :)

stylynjm 12-14-2012 07:13 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Cebe, explain?? U mean try sides for a few days and see off that changes #'s??? I'm nervous about trying it(lol,u know me) but will start in a.m.:):)

stylynjm 12-14-2012 08:51 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Should I cut her insulin any when I switch to sides??;
Does it absorb faster??

Cebe 12-14-2012 09:39 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Don't make any dosing changes but just monitor. Yes, try using her sides to administer the shots for a week or more and monitor the bg to see if there's any change in the pattern. Of course if you get a truly low number like 60, then pull back, but its important with Sissy to only make one change at a time and then observe. If you change the dose too, you won't know which change did what.

stylynjm 12-14-2012 09:55 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Ok,should I monitor nite and day.will #'s tend to be a little lower and maybe more even ??

stylynjm 12-14-2012 09:59 PM

Re: Sissy's Mom
When I switch to sides,can I stay with that,or do u have to keep changing spots??

Cebe 12-15-2012 05:36 AM

Re: Sissy's Mom
I use the same general area but not the same exact spot. Sometimes scar tissue can form that can also inhibit absorption, so alternating sides and moving around in the same area is good. But generally my dog gets her shot in the same spot each day.

As for monitoring, I do think you need to get some overnight tests done but I would wait a few days so the effects of this change, if any, can settle in.

stylynjm 12-15-2012 10:25 AM

Re: Sissy's Mom
Did shot in side.it was ok,actually easy. Sissys #'s so far today

6 a.m. fasting. 475
7 a.m. 425
9. a.m. 238

All prime equivalent #'s. I will watch her!! If she goes tooooo low,( under 90)
How much should I cut her 6.25 units tonite??

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