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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-04-2021, 05:53 PM
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Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Quality of life for a sick dog

My Yukie was Blind and had Cushings Disease as well. We made the decision to put him down on December 2nd, but it wasn't because of the Diabetes, it was because of cancer in his mouth.

We would...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-26-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: New member Snow

Yukon had both Cushing's and Diabetes and in the beginning he was extremely hungry.

I fed him boiled chicken occasionally as a snack, but he loved "frozen" green beans. I bought the fresh...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-21-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 75,383
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Pray for mochi..

I am soooooo sorry. Cancer really sucks. Mochi looks so much like my Yukie but a much smaller version. I lost Yukie December 2nd to Oral Cancer. It is so hard to lose our babies - they mean...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-21-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Diabetes and blindness

When Yukon was diagnosed with Diabetes the vet told us he would be blind within a year. He started forming Cataracts within 8 months. He never really went blind, had his peripheral vision. Two...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Yuki has crossed the bridge Dec 2020

Thank you everyone so much for your support it's been two weeks tomorrow and I just cannot get used to this routine without him.

We form such a special bond with our dogs that are diabetic. It...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-07-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Thanks to all of you. It has been so hard the last 5 days - the house is so empty and I am so used to our insulin routine and every other need I was more than welcome to do for my baby. I know he...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-02-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Unhappy Yuki has crossed over to the Rainbow Bridge

My heart is crushed - Yukon formed a lump in the pallet of his mouth a couple months ago and it quickly grew. Tonight we made the decision to let him cross over to the Rainbow Bridge and feel no...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-25-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

So I had bloodwork done Friday on Yukon and the vet called back today and said that his Acute Pancreatitis is acting up again - slight elevation. She said his Liver count is off a little and she...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-18-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

You were right - his blood sugar went from 189 at 11:30am to 428 at 1:30pm - I gave him 9 units of insulin.

I am going to have to try to just reduce insulin based on food consumption - what is...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-18-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Have you guys ever missed giving your dog a dose because his sugar is too low to give the shot? Or do you just give a smaller amount.

He usually eats at 6am and it is now 11:40am and he finally...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

So now I'm running into a totally different situation and I truly need anybody's help on this one.

Yukon is still picky with his food so I have been putting boiled chicken and chicken bone broth...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-07-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

So our new normal is to check his blood sugar before every meal and then feed him. Sometimes he eats half sometimes he eats 3/4 and sometimes nothing so I have to figure out when to give him his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-16-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

He is still not eating right away and it has been a challenge. He has overgrowth in his outer gum area and the vet said it is gingival hyperplasia. I am wondering if that is what is causing this...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-03-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

I have been putting boiled chicken on it with a little bit of reduced sodium chicken broth in for a while he was eating that really good.
He eventually eats his food but like tonight his blood...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 06-02-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

I'm entering a new stage that I'm not familiar with. Yukon is not eating his food very well anymore takes encouraging. I have reduced his insulin from 13 units to 11 because his blood sugar is so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-29-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Thank you. I am not going to give up hope on my baby.

I have two fantastic veterinarians that will work with me to make him happy and healthy for as long as we can.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-28-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

The doctor called today and said the results of the culture from the aspiration she took on the inside of yukons mouth by his tooth came back with abnormal cells. We have to wait for the biopsies to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-25-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

He is having a tough time coming out of the anesthesia. Procedure was 7 hours ago and he is still not moving. His blood sugar was HI and he hasn't eaten dinner. I gave him 10 of the 13 units of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-25-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Well we went in today for the rhinoscope. It wasn't a foreign object or nasal polyp. She took a couple biopsies and sent them out. Said she saw some nodules in some white stuff so it could be...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-23-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Well - unfortunately Yukon's rhinoscope was today and they cancelled Friday because of the pandemic.

He is sneezing so bad and yellow coming out of his nose. I am thinking about trying CBD...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-15-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Thanks. He has his rhinoscope on the 23rd so we will see.

I am running into a situation right now where I just took his blood sugar before dinner and it was 56! I then fed him half of his...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-04-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

I don't think that Yukon can live with it. I can tell he's very uncomfortable with the situation right now. The strange thing is I thought that when a diabetic dog has an infection his blood sugar...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-04-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

Yukon is still sneezing and now has yellow mucus coming out of his nose. The vet put him on a round of antibiotics and it helped with the yellow mucus, however he was still sneezing like crazy and...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-09-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,919
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Questions about Yuki

HELP! A couple weeks ago I noticed that Yukon started sneezing quite a lot. At night he would sneeze so hard we would hear his jaw hit the tile floor :-(

I took him to the vet two weeks ago on...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-10-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,453
Posted By YukiesMom
Re: Alphatrak test strips? where do you buy them?

I do check Yukon's BG every day because he has Cushing's Disease too so he is not regulated even though it has been over a year. He will be regulated for about 5 days and then all of a sudden he...
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