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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-02-2017, 03:55 PM
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Posted By maggiegirl
maggie girl is an angel now

Maggie was having diarrhea but stopped vomiting. I've stayed up with her the last couple of nights and last night I noticed her having a little trouble walking early this morning.
She slept on my...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-01-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: help! emergency!!

I used the karo and brought her sugar back up. It went down to 69. Vomiting has stopped and still diarrhea. Any good ideas for that? No sleep last night but her sugar numbers were to low and I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-01-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
help! emergency!!

Maggie has been doing really well since I last posted. Tonight we did our usual routine of
Testing, feeding and shot around 11pm. Her sugar was a little high(258. Gave her 2.25
Units. Fast...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-18-2017, 03:18 PM
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Views: 835
Posted By maggiegirl
any sales on pet test( advocate ) test strips?

Does anyone know of any sales for pet test strips? Amazon is about $24 but I know sometimes there are sales.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-08-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: numbers don't make sense; please help!

Thanks for your input. I have only had this "rollercoaster" since I used the new box of alpha trak strips. Up until that time numbers were right where I wanted them. I called alpha Trac and rep...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-06-2017, 09:47 PM
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Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
numbers don't make sense; please help!

Maggie is 12 lbs. Of minni poo. The numbers were starting to get right where I wanted them and now I just don't know. Maggie gets a standard meal morning and night and a snack with Taz at his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-06-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Help--urgent problems

Wish you well and hope for a solution soon. She is so lucky she has you to take care of her. Try not to get too stressed out yourself( I know that is easy for me to say but I am going through...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-16-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,180
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: alpha trak versus Pet Test meters please be careful!

I talked to the pet test people and they are sending me a new control solution and some test strips and then call them back. I will see what happens then. Maybe the starter strips were from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,180
Posted By maggiegirl
alpha trak versus Pet Test meters please be careful!

I wrote a few days ago about comparing the alpha trak and pet test advocate meters
Alpha trak. Pet test
1/7.11:06p. 398 399
1/8. 10:35a.125. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By maggiegirl
home cooked meals, snacks

I have been feeding Maggie eggs,ground turkey, and veggies every meal. Low carb seems to work the best for her. She also gets pumpkin every day and lots of organic chicken
Broth in her water. She...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-11-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,672
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: alpha trak versus pet test (advocate)meters please advise

Thanks for your input on these two meters. I think they are pretty good numbers and I am going to order the pet test strips and switch and check if a number seems too high or too low. We are not...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-10-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,672
Posted By maggiegirl
alpha trak versus perfect meters please advise

I have been using the alpha trak since Maggie was diagnosed with diabetes in September.
After reading here about the pet test meters and how good they were and the lower
Cost I sent for one and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-30-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Novalin N Issues?

Hi, I had been having slow downward spiral with Maggie and then all of a sudden we are back up over 325 and the numbers don't seem to really come down from morning test to night time test. It is a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-30-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 159,188
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Sissy became an Angel December 29, 2016

So very sorry for your great loss! I know how you feel first hand. Tears just hearing about your baby. I know you did everything you could for sissy and she knew that as well. I know they know...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-19-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,608
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Lil Bit's Journey- Seeking advice...

Maggie has had a lot of the same experiences your dog has had. Her numbers have been as high as 712 in the beginning and have been feeding a similar diet to her. Have you tried turkey instead of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-28-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
having trouble getting Maggie to drink enough water

Maggie started not drinking as much water after being diagnosed. She went from drinking like crazy to not wanting to go near the stainless water bowl. I thought it was because she had suddenly lost...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Mia just diagnosed

Sorry to hear about your baby! My poodle Maggie was diagnosed about the first part of September. She lost so much weight it was scary but she is doing much better since I got her home from the vet....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
really could use some help about insulin

Thanks to anyone who can advise me on how you store your insulin. I have kept the open bottle in the fridge but was looking on the box and it says to store opened bottles out of fridge under 77...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-27-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
need some help

Maggie is beginning a pattern with numbers but what number do you have to worry about being too low? She was 110 yesterday morning and it kind of scared me so I gave her a little more food to keep...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-23-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
is this getting regulated? need help

Maggie tested 128 at 10:48 am and 165 at 10:21pm. She is getting just past the 4 mark twice a day(Walmart insulin). She weighs about 11-12 lbs. She is also getting a bite of ground turkey with each...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-22-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,240
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Glucose Testing--Feel like such a bad Mom

Glad you can use the advocate. I ordered one from Amazon and the numbers weren't in the control range and then I did one it said high then right away it was 149. I didn't trust it and called the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-22-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 38,463
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Bazzle - Cherished Companion from 2002 - 2016

People who don't have a very special bond with their dog will never understand your great loss and grief. If you have been through losing your best furry baby then you always carry that with you. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-19-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Questions about my Maggie Girl

Maggie's mom here. I found a book with the same title at the library and have it on request. I will have to check the author. Looking forward to reading it. Thanks again for the info. Maggie was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-18-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,840
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Questions about my Maggie Girl

Maggie's mom here. Her numbers are coming down again, she is drinking water again(a bit of broth in it in a less noisy bowl) and finding her potty box so things are good. Thanks aloe has really...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-17-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By maggiegirl
Re: Cataract surgery

Maggie's mom. Hope your surgery goes well for both of your sales. It is so hard to watch them struggle and not be able to help as much as you would like. Maggie is really having a time with her...
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