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Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 11-22-2022, 10:15 PM
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-15-2022, 01:59 PM
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Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Yes nph is more potent and concentrated over vetsulin but the syringe volume is larger with vetsulin so doseing usually ends up about the same and that's how it worked with Jesse but she was on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-26-2022, 06:59 PM
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Re: Uncomfortable injections

Hi and welcome . What type of dog is Benji ?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-24-2022, 12:56 PM
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Re: Newbie needing help

That's positive news and great to get some clarity .
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-21-2022, 11:02 AM
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Re: Shih tzu recently diagnosed plus Cushings

Well that is a good plan . Now you need to have a plan after . Your dog may not want to eat so you might be 2 doses down . Normally you can give a quarter of the normal dose without food . My Jesse's...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-19-2022, 06:30 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Clover

A vet suggested to take Jesse off injected insulin for a week because he believed in a possible miss diagnosis . I went 3 days and her numbers dropped some without insulin but she went back to higher...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-18-2022, 12:40 PM
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Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

For my Jesse she could only accept so much insulin at one time which led to me giving her 3 doses of nph insulin

It's not unusual seeing higher numbers with a dose adjustment higher . It maybe...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-10-2022, 08:17 AM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

What you may feel important maybe discounted with a busy veterinarian clinic . They just don't have the time for detailed diagnosing . Especially physical symptoms . Blood work is most of how things...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-09-2022, 04:16 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

I felt Jesse had changed regulation in bloodsugar changing vials of nph insulin . Starting a new viral could start out a bit higher and settle in 3 to 5 and go back to normal

I guess there can be...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-05-2022, 08:44 AM
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Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

In general dogs other senses are very useful and sometimes just as important if not more than sight . We as humans place more on perfection than dogs . They live within thier reality . My Jesse...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-03-2022, 04:36 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

Tails up . Looks like things are better
Hope for continued success

My vet at the time said I was going to kill Jesse and it was cruel to test her as she gone in to live another 11 years .
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 10-01-2022, 01:45 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

I never used food as a insulin adjustment to higher or lower sugar as that variable is very difficult to judge how that food will be digested ,turned to sugar and utilized by insulin

To me...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-30-2022, 07:30 PM
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Posted By jesse girl
Re: Diabetic Australian Cattle Dog

That maybe a bit to low and a reduction in the dose maybe needed with cortisol levels dropping . Its a 2 part equation for you two

Always be prepared for a low sugar event with liquid sugar . I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-26-2022, 05:45 PM
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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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Posted By jesse girl
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...
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