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Old 02-18-2014, 01:03 AM
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Default Re: Husky owner with diabetes questions

Hello welcome to the forum Cal

As you, ll see our dogs here are on different diets. They need to eat food they, ll gobble up and like. I went to my pet food store to get a diabetic friendly food.

A healthy diet, exercise and insulin will regulate our dogs, they can live a normal life. Food and exercise won, t ween her off insulin.

Your right 8 units is low for a 70 lb dog. By doing a 12 hour curve blood testing every 2 hours will help in changing doses.

As soon as she gets more insulin by doing the curve, her urinating, thirst and leg weakness symptoms will subside.

Some dogs get cataracts some don, t, cataract surgery is an option if their a good candidate for surgery.

The first thing you need to do us preform at curve. You can do a curve at home. You need a glucose meter, strips that match that meter and lancets. Theres videos on site to help you

Did the vet do a curve?
Is your dog spade?
Does she have any medical conditions?
Is she taking any medications?
What food is she eating?

Were here to help

Riliey . aka Ralphy, Alice, Big Boy
20 lb male. 5 1/2 nph insulin. 1/2 cup fromms. black cockapoo, dx Apr 2012 . 5 1\2 yrs diabetic. 2000 to 2017
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