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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-24-2021, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Her name is Sadie

Run Free sweet Sadie.
they dont seem to stay with us long enough!
sorry for your loss Ledvedder
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-23-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 111
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

Hi

you are doing a great job with Max. and Max is reallly tolerating getting tested and being fed new foods very well.

let us see a 12 hour curve after 7 days on the wd food and 7 units of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-19-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

one number doesnt mean a whole lot. did Max have anything to eat between breakfast and supper that would raise his blood sugar?

how much does Max weigh?

when was his last blood work up?

how...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-14-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

seems just a. 5 reduction in insulin would be better than changing foods.
thats all u need to do!

i reduced food, added food, reduced insulin, added treats. drove me crazy.
i. ll i needed to do...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-03-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Fitting a Freestyle Libre monitor ?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ytkcjpdxtKY

its a link to utube to put the sensor on
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-03-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

yes it is Good Job

you Rock Max!

regulation is under 250 for the better part of the day.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-01-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: One touch ultra

yes a good reliable human meter to use on dogs. the One touch ultra 2

i did and tested as it was 1. off the alphatrack blood sugar, excellent. i used both.

good luck Susan testing is Fun!:)
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-30-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,945
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Stroke?

because the problem started around an hour after insulin its a good possibility he had a hypo .

home testing relieves alot of stress not knowing. you.ve done a few years of clear sailing without...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,945
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Stroke?

hi Susan

8 units seems alot for 17 lbs. a starting dose would be 4 units.

were curves done each week ? can you post recent curve just to see how you got up to 8units

i dont know just...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2021, 02:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

remember your using a longer lasting insulin suppise to be injected same amount twice a day. its not a fast acting R insulin where you can change the amount.

if Odies under 200 after feeding ,...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

all info helps thanks.

you injected 5 units at 6am then 2 units at 6pm

please stop changing the insulin! its not helping him.

if he did well on 4 units stick with 4 units twice a day...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

yes its very important to wait 7 days when u make any changes. you cant change Odies insulin amount everyday. even foid changes u need to wait.

after 7 days do a curve, Then make changes...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-29-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

it would be helpful to post here the latest curve Before you make any changes in food or insulin.

dropping back when he is high might not be the best approach.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-28-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

you can add a carb to his dog food.

a starting dose for 12 lbs is .25 x 12=3.

its good to do a curve first
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-28-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

theres always the option of using fast acting "R" insulin.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-28-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New Member: Curve Advice

hi

your checking all the boxes, good job

every dog is different. all i did was try different foods, adjusted riles insulin according to the lowest number in his curve

feeding a good quality...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-23-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

hi

sorry your having this problem. he must be scared. but on the other hand you have a life.

you could try borrowing a good sized open crate and put him in it for a few minutes at a time...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-18-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

see if he,ll eat his vomit next time. sounds gross but it works. rule of thumb from a diabetic dog owner with 12 yr forum experience (i.m the youngest here lol) inject 1/4 does if they eat nothing,...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-18-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

looks like you got fasting test in a couple of times, try again for a morning test before food if you can.

you dropt to 6 1/2 just the other day and now back up to 7 . fluctuating his blood...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-16-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: I'm New and need guidance

another alternative which alot of people do is get a food weigh tray at walmart or coscos. start cooking home made meals. theres a food calculator online. put in his ideal weightt, weigh each...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-16-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

hey Donna

to see the results of reducing the insulin does takes time. 7 days
keep testing you and your husband are doing great

patients

if max goes low again reduce another .5
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: I'm New and need guidance

you know for sure his blood sugar goes higher after feeding

too much food and different foods could be the problem so the blood sugar isnt consistent not regulated.

the one thing i see is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: I'm New and need guidance

its really dangerous to inject 10 units before eating. if he gets sick and vomits you cant hand feed him.

i.m just saying maybe too much food. worth a check.

test before feeding then test...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-14-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: I'm New and need guidance

hi and welcome

first clue is what your last sentence said

"food gets ahead of the insulin" and waiting 10 minutes to inject insulin.

first thing to try is inject right after food inject...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-13-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,862
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

drop back one unit of insulin
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