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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-26-2022, 05:45 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

It's possible you have some rebounding going on which is blood sugar could be dropping to fast in a short amount of time . My Jesse could only accept a certain amount of injected insulin at one time...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-26-2022, 01:04 PM
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Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Exercise can be kind of a artificial response to injected insulin as I presume it speeds up metabolism and insulin goes along with that . Now does that use up insulin faster ?

Most things with...
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 09-25-2022, 06:39 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: A Blue Healers Journey

In a odd way my Jesse got diabeties to help me and change my life to a more healthier lifestyle which may have saved my life or at least extend it with better quality . She never complained with all...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-24-2022, 07:42 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Seems to be dropping quite a bit

May consider dropping the dose as a precaution next shot time
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-24-2022, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

My thought even if there was any sugar it would not be enough to have an impact

Most things take a week or 2 to settle and let the body adapt . My Jesse was lethargic starting insulin . It's the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-24-2022, 12:14 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Levels are high because your are seeing insulin resistence . Many things can cause this from a dose not being enough ,medical conditions medications like steroids and many other factors

You are...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-23-2022, 05:41 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

That's the problem you cant be certain unless your meter is compared to a lab analyzer that many vets are not using . I had that luxury with Jesse early on when they were testing her at the vet and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-22-2022, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

My Jesse blood sugar could drop exercising .she dropped a 100 points chewing on a bone . Once again she was very sensitive to insulin . Something to be aware of

Will be interesting to see how the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-21-2022, 02:41 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

I tend to agree splitting the chew if you can . You would like cortisol levels to stay consistent throughout the day to work better with insulin.

Now a single dose may see possibly different...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-20-2022, 01:30 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Yeah the home cooking is a bit of a myth that it can't be balanced and consistent . I have not heard of a dog living as long as Jesse with diabeties and that's what she ate being diabetic My opinion...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-20-2022, 09:39 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Just to add I bought nph insulin for $25 and syringes $12 from Walmart with no perception . I don't know if that's available to you in your area but wanted to let you know . I was able to get...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-20-2022, 09:17 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

An female not spayed is more than likely difficult to regulate. My Jesse went into heat and that's when she got sick . I believe she developed maybe a temporary condition of diabeties which developed...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-18-2022, 06:51 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Just a reminder when or if your dog takes medication for cushing it's very possible injected insulin needs may lower and it can be dramatic .

The numbers your posting doesn't seem to point to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-17-2022, 09:44 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Routine and consistency is key to success . It can take months to get a dog regulated . For my Jesse she was difficult and took 6 months to stabilize and close to a year when I settled on her routine...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-30-2022, 01:48 PM
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Views: 410
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Senior Yorkiepoo introduction

Jesse did not have a diagnosed digestive issues but had soft stools sometimes with blood and rumbly belly . That all cleared up with one meal . My theory and the reason I went to this method is I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-30-2022, 01:43 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-27-2022, 06:30 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Senior Yorkiepoo introduction

I fed my Jesse only one meal for most of her 11 year diabetic life and a milk bone type snack . She had great regulation with this method . It worked well with other digestive issues she had and only...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-27-2022, 07:44 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: New member looking for advice

I fed my Jesse a superfood type diet for almost her entire 11 years being diabetic . She never showed any signs of arthritis which is fairly uncommon in dogs . She also went into remission for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-21-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

I remember when the craziness ended trying to manage Jessie's diabeties . She got to have some treats that really had no impact on blood sugar . It was such a happy time and you appreciate the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-16-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diet Change Advice

Yep honest kitchen gets good reviews for diabetic dogs and it appears you are seeing similar results . Numbers seem stable from what you posted .

Like anything it's a learning curve but most get...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-14-2022, 11:09 AM
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Views: 734
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diet Change Advice

what kind of numbers are you seeing with blood sugar ?

As you said first and foremost your dog has to eat day in day out. You hope they enjoy it .

Decent blood sugar control from 100 to 250 is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,149
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

If your not seeing higher numbers across the board like 400 or more I don't see a reason to test for ketones . I never tested Jesse for ketones because her bloodsugar did not give a reason to do so ....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-12-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 41,202
Posted By jesse girl
Re: Scooter crossed the bridge today 12-3-16

What a wonderful gift . Enjoy your fury friend
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-10-2022, 01:44 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Lily - My English Setter became an angel April 24, 2021

It's great you found a new pup to love on mike. He looks like a handsome pup. Congratulations.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 07-01-2022, 12:47 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Newbie needing help

Over time my Jesse's body adapted better to injected insulin . She just did a better job at balancing out this new reality of injected insulin . We went from reactionary dealing with lows an highs to...
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