Thread: Newly Diagnosed
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Old 08-06-2018, 09:33 AM
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Default Re: Newly Diagnosed

Regulation takes way more time than 3 weeks. It's a methodical process of insulin, a full curve, then a dose increase for another week, another curve etc. until numbers get better, then more slight tweaks and then you're maybe on your way.
Don't be changing dose all the time, keep it consistent for at least a week.
Feed twice daily, 12 hours apart, and give his insulin just after each meal.

You sound like you're all over the place, going crazy, because of your vet. Learn some things from people here and compare with what your vet is doing.

I'm in Canada and my vet started at twice daily injections, using NPH. I think good vets have progressed past the old school.
Riley, 8 yr. old maltipoo, 25 lbs., diagnosed Feb 2017, taking thyroid meds, had pancreatitis and DKA mid March, eating Wellness Senior formula can food. NPH dosage now at 9.0 units Humulin N. Adding either pumpkin, spinach, blueberries, yams, or green beans to his food. Also omega-3 oil.
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