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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-25-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By maladuca
Hi all. Sorry it has been so long. I stepped away...

Hi all. Sorry it has been so long. I stepped away for a bit to avoid obsessing and let things settle in for Teddy. After a month I believe I am seeing a bit of an improvement for the first time since...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 174
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Posted By maladuca
The tumors are lipomas. Teddy's blood work...

The tumors are lipomas.
Teddy's blood work came back and there are no thyroid issues. His one liver value came down from 1900 to 1300 but I think that is still on the high side? The other liver...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-10-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By maladuca
Hi Mel! Thanks for checking on Teddy. No -...

Hi Mel! Thanks for checking on Teddy. No - actually Teddy continues to be increased with no indication of lowered BG #s. 😠
He is on 21 units now. He had a full house panel and a full thyroid panel...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 38,298
Posted By maladuca
Hi. Those numbers look just like my Teddy's...

Hi. Those numbers look just like my Teddy's numbers. He is also on three different eye drops for his glaucoma. I had been told that the drops shouldn't effect his BG numbers. I have not been able to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,434
Posted By maladuca
Oh I am so sorry about Wrigley's pancreatitis! I...

Oh I am so sorry about Wrigley's pancreatitis! I feel your pain about finances and the desire to help our pups! This disease of diabetes is so up and down I feel like I am walking on egg shells. Just...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,442
Posted By maladuca
Hi and welcome. You have come to the right place....

Hi and welcome. You have come to the right place. Everyone here is so helpful and truly concerned. You can ask them anything.
My vet let me keep Teddy on his same food because it is high in protein...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 96,320
Posted By maladuca
Hi Mike and Lily! Thank you so much for sharing...

Hi Mike and Lily! Thank you so much for sharing your story!
My dog Teddy (44 lb cockapoo) has a similar story - started on 5 units of Novolin in June - is up to 19 units now and is still showing...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-03-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
I agree Mo. I think he was at his best back at 14...

I agree Mo. I think he was at his best back at 14 units. He had about 2 weeks in the 200s but then the eye infections, glaucoma, and ear infections set in and his levels sky rocketed. They haven't...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-02-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
No - I don't think his thyroid levels have ever...

No - I don't think his thyroid levels have ever been checked. I will be sure to run that by the vet! Thanks!!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
Thanks everyone! I will hold steady. Teddy is a...

Thanks everyone! I will hold steady. Teddy is a very anxious dog - which actually has improved since he became blind. Not what I expected! But maybe his BG #s just run high. He does seem clinically...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-30-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
Teddy is up to 19 units of Novolin now. His curve...

Teddy is up to 19 units of Novolin now. His curve on 12/19 was:
8:00am - 214
10 - 210
12 - 282
2- 490
4 - 308
6 - 339
8pm - 307

My vet wanted me to keep him at 19 units and curve...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-27-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,694
Posted By maladuca
Hi Kristy. I'm sorry about Buster's blindness. We...

Hi Kristy. I'm sorry about Buster's blindness. We have just recently gone through it so I know that sinking, hopeless feeling you most likely are experiencing. My dog Teddy went blind on October...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-22-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,281
Posted By maladuca
I use the relion lancet with success!

I use the relion lancet with success!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,835
Posted By maladuca
I use Novolin N for Teddy.

I use Novolin N for Teddy.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-17-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,556
Posted By maladuca
Even though my regular vet is great after a visit...

Even though my regular vet is great after a visit to the ophthalmologist Teddy had tremendous pain relief. The dr. Took immediate control and was just great. I went in knowing I would not be able to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,281
Posted By maladuca
I also test at the base of the tail. Lately I...

I also test at the base of the tail. Lately I have been having trouble getting blood and I blame the cold weather. I need to rub the area or keep my hand on it for awhile prior to testing. If Teddy...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,556
Posted By maladuca
Happened to my Teddy that way too - always on a...

Happened to my Teddy that way too - always on a weekend and it happened quickly like that too. The squinting and redness was a sign of pain. Good thing you are getting to the vet tomorrow.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-12-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,556
Posted By maladuca
I don't want to be a downer - but my dog Teddy...

I don't want to be a downer - but my dog Teddy developed cataracts within 3 months after diagnosis and was blind within 4 months after a complicated case of glaucoma set in over night. Luckily we...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 69,129
Posted By maladuca
Good for you and Vinny! I hear you - it sure is...

Good for you and Vinny! I hear you - it sure is hard to find that "perfect" day to do a curve!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-05-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,451
Posted By maladuca
Amen Amy!!

Amen Amy!!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-04-2013, 06:29 AM
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Views: 61,126
Posted By maladuca
Re: Regulating Bailey

Heartbreaking. A fear of mine as well if the drops stop working for my dog Teddy. He is a little over one month in of being treated for severe glaucoma in both eyes. After two weeks of 8 drops per...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-04-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By maladuca
Re: Dottie just diagnosed

Welcome Heather and Dottie. You have come to the right place. The people here are very helpful and compassionate. You are not alone.
My dog Teddy went blind within four months of diagnosis. It is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-25-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,725
Posted By maladuca
Re: New, some questions

I'm so very sorry to hear this. My dog Teddy just went blind 5 weeks ago. It has been a struggle to adjust - mostly for me to see him bump around. The hardest part was that an infection set in and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
Re: My dog Teddy

This morning's BG # was 701!!!! His dose last night was down to 15 units. I'm guessing it takes a few days to settle back?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,257
Posted By maladuca
Re: My dog Teddy

Yesterday's curve at 18 units:
8:30 (just after food and insulin because he was acting weird) - 632
10:00 - 443
12:00 - 276
2:00 - 345
4:00 - 298
missed 6:00
8:00 - 621

So I read...
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