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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2021, 06:15 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Her name is Angel Sadie... passed Nov 23, 2021

To loose a dog is to loose a good friend sometimes your best friend and a piece of us that goes with them
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2021, 08:39 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Jesse went 11 years without seeing a vet till she went for the last time in june . Many might not agree with that but we had some poor professionalism I was actually afraid to bring her in . My own...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-20-2021, 11:25 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

You can get errors on these meters on the low and high side . They are far from perfect and as long as he is not showing physical symptoms things are more than likely ok . Any time you have a number...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2021, 09:32 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

food digestion maybe different from a meal at night compared to a meal during the morning . Some dogs do get different amounts of insulin between morning and night .

It sounds like things are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-14-2021, 03:31 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Injecting into the muscle acts as a fast acting insulin . Not recommended as you can't be sure of the result and with a dog having low sugar that's not a good idea
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-12-2021, 05:41 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Same thing happened to me . When the vet came out with the medical journal where blood sugar needed to be which stated it need to be normal I new I wasn't going to get what was needed to help Jesse...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-09-2021, 11:33 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

I have never heard of milk to give for low blood sugar

We in the k9 diabetes world give a form of liquid sugar like Karo . honey . Rubbing on the inner gums gets it quickly into the bloodstream
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-09-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

Hopefully that does the trick

If you have a stable pattern established and the numbers are at the level you posted you maybe able to increase by a quarter to half a unit . Small Increments maybe...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-03-2021, 11:49 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

great hope you continue to see positive results
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-02-2021, 09:48 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Fitting a Freestyle Libre monitor ?

I never used the equipment but others on the forum have and haven't heard anyone having a problem
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-30-2021, 07:19 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Stroke?

Loosing his food and a full dose of insulin could lead to a low blood sugar event and once levels come up they can come back to normal like nothing happened
Hard to say with not knowing blood sugar...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-28-2021, 09:19 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

I don't think my Jesse had any problems with elevated sugar (:200s and 300s ) as long as she was receiving injected insulin . I fed my Jesse a homemade diet so I can't comment on what type of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-26-2021, 08:41 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Methyl b-12 has been given for back end weakness . I gave it to my jesse at the back end of her life as its not uncommon for older dogs to display this . For Diabetic dogs they say high sugar can...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-25-2021, 02:46 PM
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Views: 1,912
Posted By jesse girl
Cool Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

With my Jesse she had many ups and downs being diabetic . The most difficult she developed dogie dementia . I always found ways to accept what reality we were in and work with it . Sometimes I had to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-19-2021, 11:54 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

I only fed jesse one meal a day and a shot of insulin for most of her diabetic life without a meal but i did give her a vitabone with that injection . I think it worked out to a quarter to a third...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2021, 05:36 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: I'm New and need guidance

Cataracts are fairly common in diabetic dogs

You can throw the kitchen sink at it which is what i did some 11 years ago . I was Jesses pancreas . I was getting maybe 4 hours sleep doing mostly...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-15-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Its possible even the 6.5 could be to high and all you have is less insulin working to remove excess sugar

You do have a problem with large swings in blood sugar

My jesse went from 70 to 500...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: I'm New and need guidance

The food seems decent that you are feeding and probably is not a problem. unless the allergies are tied to it . Allergies may have an affect more so on the medication taken as steriods can elevate...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By jesse girl
Re: I'm New and need guidance

Yes that is a higher dose than normal but some dogs need more insulin

Now it is possible the dose could be to much as you said levels are better for a brief period after doing a dose adjustment...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Actually the low reading was probably an error more than likely . I seen this on occasion when I did not get enough blood on the strip and had to retest . You would think you would get an error...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-13-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Its all about experimenting applying an application to a problem . As Mo said one thing at a time which you used the cookie

Like I said you have to catch it before the dump and appears you did
...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-11-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

eventually you would like to move from reactionary to a stable routine that is repeatable everyday and that will happen For example giving a cookie snack at the same time everyday . Consistency is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-11-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

I seen the big jump after a low number and at a much higher level .Classic rebounding and until you can curb the strength of insulin it may continue but time can reduce its affects and be less...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

In my opinion you are seeing some rebounding which is very common as the body tries to adapt to the new reality of injected insulin which is far different than its biological counterpart

It takes...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-07-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By jesse girl
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

Big swings in sugar may point to a dose being to much for the amount of sugar supported by the body

More protein in the diet can help to cause the larger swings . Many and even professionals dont...
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