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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-08-2016, 06:09 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

Has anyone here used the Blood Sugar Gold product ???
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

The vetsulin is 59.00 at my vet. per vial.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2016, 11:33 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

I am not jumping to anything at this point. I'm hoping 15 units is the perfect number and she never has to do anything else. From the past history we started with 3units and have gone up 2 units...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2016, 08:35 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

She shows classic symptoms of panting, drinking lots and urinating more. Restless on and off. When we go up on insulin the symptoms generally resolve for a while. Just went up to 15 today. She...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2016, 08:11 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

She eats Blue Buffalo small breed adult chicken. I add a small amount of boiled chicken breast chopped finely, no skin. pill pocket with medicine. She is using U-40 syringes. I've heard some...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-07-2016, 07:19 AM
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Posted By randy
Mimi

My Maltese, Mimi, just had a curve and we are running out of options. She weighs 15.7 lbs. The vet couldn't get her glucose below 230 on curve. We have just now increased from 13 to 15u vetsulin...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-01-2016, 07:26 PM
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

Mimi's cortisol numbers were near perfect. Pre and post. My Dr agreed that the ear infection could be a problem. She called in an antibiotic. Also said the ear drops had a steroid so they may...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-01-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By randy
Re: Mimi

Thanks , We just did a cortisol test yesterday and waiting for results now. She has been suffering from and ear infection for the past two weeks. I'm treating with drops but she may need an...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-01-2016, 06:38 AM
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Posted By randy
Mimi

My Maltese, Mimi is 15 lbs and right now using 15u of vetsulin twice daily. She is also cushings and is taking 15 mg of vetoryl twice daily. I don't understand what insulin resistant is. I know we...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,631
Posted By randy
Re: randy

Thank you all for the response. It's such a discouraging thing to watch your pet, a family member , grow ill and be so costly. I do think it would be worth a try to try the other insulin. We are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

A vet just told me, once cataracts develop, to regulate well enough to normalize her weight and thirst and not worry about being perfect from now on. He said it really doesn't matter because it's not...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2016, 08:20 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

Yes, I was on K9cushings before here and they were very helpful with getting her levels under control.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2016, 08:18 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

Mimi was first diagnosed with cushings a year ago. Took some time to get that regulated. Diabetes came on after the cushings. About 3 months after. She started at 4 u vetsulin and has progressed...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-29-2016, 06:59 AM
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Posted By randy
mimi

Mimi is having trouble being regulated on vetsulin. She started on 4u and is up to 13 now twice daily. Seems that every couple of months I have to bump her up 2 units. She has done three curve...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2016, 08:44 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

I am testing at home. She goes in for another curve first of next week. She's been checked for UTI and was negative. She does have a back feet issue. Was determined a yeast infection and she...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-17-2016, 10:25 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy and mimi

The latest on Mimi. I need some help with any information. On last stim test her cortisol numbers have come in line. Post was 7. Now her diabetes doesn't seem under control. I'm trying to check...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-02-2016, 08:04 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

I just got a reading on my meter. It is out of range high. H1. I didn't know what that was. I just gave her insulin and will re check in an hour. I gave her all the water she wants.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-02-2016, 07:42 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

Mimi is having excessive thirst. She would drink multiple bowls of water if I would let her. She was up last night pacing and panting. I've had low blood sugar attacks myself and it makes you feel...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-31-2016, 05:09 PM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

Thanks for the information. I have been on k9cushings for as long as I've known about mimi having the disease. I've been emailing Dr. Peterson in a blog about Vetoryl. I wish he could see her. He...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-31-2016, 10:34 AM
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Posted By randy
Re: randy

Thanks, the vetoryl is in capsule form and we are using vetsulin in a U-40 1ml 28guage syringe. Mimi seems good except for her excessive thirst and her hunger is still a little over the edge. What...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-31-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By randy
Re: mimi

The vet is doing curve. First glucose level was 450 about 2 weeks ago. Started with 4 units and after first curve she went to 6 units twice daily. Another curve next week. I am diabetic so I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-30-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,631
Posted By randy
Mimi

I haven't had any response, only one. Her blood sugar has always been normal until two weeks ago. Shot up to 450 . Been treating the cushings with 15 mg vetoryl twice daily. She weighs 15 lbs. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-27-2016, 07:29 PM
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Posted By randy
Mimi

My 8 year old Maltese was recently diagnosed with cushings. After about a month trying to get her vetoryl at proper dose we find out she has developed high glucose. Vet put her on . 6 of vetsulin...
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