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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-25-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thanks everyone. I will try adding a little fiber and being more consistent with what I feed her. I will be able to be with her 24/7 over the holiday so I will try to get a good grip on her diet. One...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Since it's so quiet, how about an update?

Cara it is so fun to read your puppy posts! Oh how I wish my two were puppies again :o
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thank you Cara!
Do you think if I reduce the amount of food I give her at feeding/insulin time the higher BGs would decrease any?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Hi Everyone.
Please take a look at Chloe's BG Curve #s.
I sent a copy to the vet and she had a tech call me back and say to leave her at current dose and test her again in 7-10 days...:(

6:45AM...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thanks for the advice!
I'm going to start really measuring every morsel especially before her curve this weekend. I feed Chloe 1/2 c of Purina DOC and she sometimes manages to eat a few bites of her...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2014, 08:36 AM
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Views: 8,442
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Feeling defeated :(

Hi jesz9,
How is everything going with Chloe?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thanks for your info on the AlphaTrak-2. I received it last night and love it. It is much more forgiving than my other meter. I also tested my other dog Zoe and compared readings, her reading on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,442
Posted By Chloe8929
My Chloe was just diagnosed last week and I have...

My Chloe was just diagnosed last week and I have been struggling too. I have found over the last week to shave an area near the base of her tail. I then warm the area with a warm cloth and I use a 21...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thank you.
Chloe is 10 lbs and on 1 unit of vetsulin every 12 hrs.
I am considering increasing her dose tonight to 1.5 units? What do you think? I have seen a lot of dogs using 10+ units and I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 102,410
Posted By Chloe8929
So sorry to hear about the pancreatitis! How are...

So sorry to hear about the pancreatitis! How are things today?
I see a lot of you have experienced this. Any recommendations on how to possibly prevent pancreatitis?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thank you for the info! Once I have my Alphatrak I am going to do a curve this weekend. This morning her BG was in the 500s!Chloe then wouldn't eat for me so I was afraid to give her insulin. I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Very disheartened. I came home and tested Chloe...

Very disheartened. I came home and tested Chloe before her meal and insulin and BG was 250. I just tested her 3 hrs after meal and insulin and BG was 488! Chloe seems to be feeling pretty good....so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

I didn't see any on the website and VetVision did not know of one close by.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Chloe is currently eating Purina DCO Dual Fiber Control. Has anyone else tried this? I currently have a generic glucometer from Walgreens, do you think it would be worth my while to invest in an...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

I just called VetVision in Fairfax and they are not accepting new patients for the trial. Thank you for info...Poor Chloe just can't catch a break!:confused:
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Thank you Cara! I am going to call them. Looks like a couple hour drive which is nothing if I can save her vision! What can I expect with the visits and eye drop?. I read there is a 33% chance she...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Re: Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Yes I live in Richmond VA.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-17-2014, 07:35 AM
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Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Hi everyone, I know it is early in our journey...

Hi everyone,
I know it is early in our journey but Chloe's BG was in the 290's this morning before her feeding and insulin. I still think our meter is off from the vet but it is still a big drop...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Thanks everyone. My Bichon (Zoe) is not diabetic...

Thanks everyone. My Bichon (Zoe) is not diabetic and her BG is 65. I have read others say they have to add 30-40 to match vet's BGs. This is probably the case with my meter. If so, Chloe's levels are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Yesterday her fasting BG was 391. This morning I...

Yesterday her fasting BG was 391. This morning I fed her and gave insulin around 6:45, at 9:30 her BG was 537! This afternoon I fed and gave insulin around 6:30 and at 9:30 tonight her BG was 428....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Thank you! How often should I be checking her BG?...

Thank you! How often should I be checking her BG? The vet didn't even tell me to I just wanted to and am keeping a journal. I checked it this morning about 3 hrs after her meal and injection and it...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Thank you for the tips. I have poked her without...

Thank you for the tips. I have poked her without the device it's just hard😢I have ordered 23 gauge just waiting for them to come in. I can't find them locally. I have poked her in the ear with no...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Thank you everyone. Chloe weighs 10 lbs now but...

Thank you everyone. Chloe weighs 10 lbs now but weighed 13 in August when I took her for her yearly visit. (No blood work was done). She just started vetsulin 1 unit every 12 hours. She will go for a...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,400
Posted By Chloe8929
Chloe diagnosed 11-13

Chloe is a 9 year old Yorkie. I realized something was wrong when she began drinking and urinating excessively. After testing she was officially diagnosed and was given her first insulin injection...
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