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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-07-2011, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Paulamck
Re: Kodi - newly diagnosed

We didn't bring our meter or the readings this time but I definitely will next visit! (this is costing a fortune for these curves but we do what we need to do)

We have the cheap meter from...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Kodi - newly diagnosed

Looking at his numbers for the past few weeks, I think we should do 9 in the morning and 8 1/2 at night? Only because both times hes gone low so far were at night.

Opinions?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Kodi - newly diagnosed

Back to the vet otday for another curve..I didn't get all the numbers but they were high...now wants us to boost it up to 9 1/2!!!!!! We only gave him jsut shy of 9 after dinner...3 hours later his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,831
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Chihuahua recently diagnosed, need help

I was in your shoes just a couple of weeks ago...it DOES get easier trust me. I didn't think we were going to be able to continue trying but you just HAVE TO find a way. We do the inside of the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-06-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,752
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Our Annie is gone.

I am so sorry for your loss :(
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-31-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: PLEASE HELP - KODI BG Count

Hi Everyone,

Kodi was back to his old self this past weekend! Played, barked and was peppy at certain points in the day. Also slept a lot (he is 13) but really looked and seemed as though he was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-27-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: PLEASE HELP - KODI BG Count

Just an update: Kodi is having a great day today. We took a ride to the Pet Store and he was very upbeat! We picked out some new canned food (Merrick's Low Glycemic small cans) He ate all his dinner...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-27-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: PLEASE HELP - KODI BG Count

Thank you all soooooooooo much! As you can see I'm still trying to figure this all out and don't have a grip on it at all yet!

I have continued on with BB Healthy weight dry and started him on the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-27-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: PLEASE HELP - KODI BG Count

Thank you all so much! My husband was a bit upset and thought I was over reacting...but he's never gone down that low. And in his head, if he is in the range that the vet told us...then he is ok. I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
PLEASE HELP - KODI BG Count

PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

6:15am = BG 454
6:30-6:45am = (feed and shot 8 1/2u)
8:45am = BG 353
10:15am = BG 257
11:20am = BG 232
2:45pm = BG 145
6:00pm = BG 350
6:15 - 6:30 = feed and shot 8 1/2)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,831
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Chihuahua recently diagnosed, need help

I feel like as soon as I feel confident and things are going smoothly, something happens that makes me nervous and makes me second guess myself. He is still not eating as much as he used to....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

I'm confused...what do you mean a late drop?

It seems for the past 3 days, so far around 2-3ish (8 - 8 1/2 hours after his morning shot) he is dropping in the range of 145 - 172 but then he...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

My up to date curve for today is in Post #122
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

I am going to have my husband check him again at 2:30 (3 hours later than his last one)

If I look back at previous days, he usually starts to go up again mid-later afternoon...then down again...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Thanks Jesse girl, I would like to be a little more organized and make some sort of chart. Looking at todays numbers so far, would you say I am probably ok to give more time now between testings? Or...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 20,775
Posted By Paulamck
Re: i am switching from humulin to relion n

Nikki,
I was wondering that myself and here is a site I found that says "No" you do not for most states. I am not positive this info is up to date or correct but have a look:
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Thanks so much Carol, I feel a bit more refreshed now. I am going to update his 11:20am number in a minute, then lay off the testing for at least a few hours!

Enjoy your day!
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Carol - he weighs roughly 29 pounds...ALWAYS has been this size although the vet would like to see him lose 10 (he has neverrrrr been under 25 pounds I think he is just large for his breed) and has...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

LAST NIGHT:

6:15pm = BG 502 (before food and shot)
8:15pm = BG 383
10:15pm = BG 357

TODAY:

6:15am = BG 454
6:30-6:45am = (feed and shot 8 1/2u)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-26-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Yes Patty, I am keeping a journal. Will be getting the sticks today also! Thanks :)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Thank you guys, I won't give up because I love him as one of my kids, he is my baby and in fact he came before the kids did... I'm just really frustrated.

I do not have the ketone sticks yet but I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Thank you Gail, I have been thinking about the baby food...I think it's time to give it a try. Last time we told the vet we couldn't get him to eat the prescription food, he said feed him what you...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

Thanks Patty, I will be calling first thing tomorrow!

I just can't get a grip on all of this yet...he was soooooooooo peppy and acting like his old self when I got home from work and his bg was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,632
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Newly diagnosed and a wreck

I don't know what else to do :(


I come home from work he was acting back to himself I was SO SO SO excited...barked at me for a treat like he used to, wagged his tail, was just so happy...so we...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 05-25-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 57,641
Posted By Paulamck
Re: Tiggy, a work in progress!

Same here...he is very stubborn and won't eat...if I try to be firm with him he just looks at me like "hmph too bad I'm not gonna eat it" LOL I don't know, he IS 13 years old so I'm pretty sure he...
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