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Old 08-25-2018, 03:24 PM
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Default Re: Glucose above 400 - Need advice

Yes 5 to 7 days is the normal settling time for a dose

If your dog is a larger breed with numbers above 400 in a complete curve you may have been able to give more than one unit and up to as much as 2 units

Now upping the dose by one unit after a couple days may not be a problem if your dog is a large breed but once you see anything in the 200s your going to have to give that week to settle and if you suddenly see things in the lower hundreds or lower you may have to lower the dose just to be sure you did not pass what is needed

When resistance is broken sometimes the dose could be to much but you are testing sugar at home so you should catch any lower trends
Jesse-26 lbs - 15.5 years old - 10 years diabetic - one meal a day homemade and a vitabone snack - 3 shots of Novolin a day sometimes Novolog or r as a correction to higher sugar but that is rare. total insulin for a 24 hour period is between 8 and 10 units of NPH insulin depending on her fasting number
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