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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 09-04-2021, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

usually we ask people to retest the low number to be accuratebut you cant do that because your using a sensor.

now do you see their not accurate

this means you need to at least double check...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-31-2021, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

it would be a good idea to get some urine test strips. dip it in his urine. it.ll at least show if he has ketones. sensors dont read properly in lower and higher numbers. his could be happening. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-31-2021, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

i.m assuming you took out the battery and put it back or replaced it

after all that bottle bs did anyone ask you to bring him in to be tested?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-31-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

Rob3ddd got a hammock

read his post

pugsley would bemore relaxed in a hammock i think. youd havemore control
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-31-2021, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: New member Earl

hi Rod

how is Earl doing?

theres a new member Aneng with a newly diabetic pug that could use your help.in getting a hammock please
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-29-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

regulation is blood sugar under 250 for the better part of the day.
to prevent organ damage blood sugar is recommended under 200.

your at a point now where you need tobe careful and test often...
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-29-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

good

did you up his dose by half .5 to 8 1/2?
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-29-2021, 12:33 PM
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Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

forgot to ask

what syringes are you using?

do the have 1/2 unit?!
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-29-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

its recommended to do a curve then make changes only to the lowest number.

No treats
chicken raises blood sugar!!

you.ve raised the insulin to 8 without acurve. then did a curve after only 3...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-29-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

really sorry your going through a rough time with Pugsley.

with the diabetes very hard to control and more insulin needed because of the infection i would of opted to take the risk and remove the...
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-28-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

nice looking curve, congrats!

when did you raise the insulin to 8?

i would certainly wait, do another curve in 7 days.. without any changes
and let your vet know these results.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-26-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

okay this might work for error codes alphatrack

take out the battery then put itback in

replace the battery .. its a Cr2032.

some meters sold are old and might this.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-26-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

http://us-alphatrak-live.ztsaccess.com/using-your-alphatrak.aspx#getting-blood-sample.

thats a link to instructions just to check.

did you code the meter same as code on the test strips? ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-24-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

goodmorning

i think its 7:30 your time. just thinking of Pugsley. how is he doing? did you see the vet?
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-24-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

i paid about $100 back in 2012. call your local pharmacy.

i think theres meters here. ask around. maybe Natalie has one to overnight ship to you.

i think he,ll be okay for 6 more days!
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-24-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

he could be dropping with the 11 hours. please 12 hours food and insulin. its dangerous to increase the insulin with this low happening.

you dont need to change anything else. include...
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-24-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

i would suggest you feed every 12 hours instead of 11 hours for one week.

food and insulin need to meet up and i dont think they are because your feeding every 11 hours.

then do a curve with...
Forum: K9 Biographies / Stories 08-24-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diagnosed

how much is his amount of food according to his 33 lbs of Nutra chicken?

he might just need a food amount tweek.

you need to feed and inject every 12 hours for regulation.. your feeding every...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-23-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Unhappy Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

i remebered theres a 6 hour difference from canada to the uk when i watched the wimbelton tennis

great you two got the curve done

looks like Pugleys should feel better soon.

upping insulin...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-23-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

yes your on the right path. good job. it can be scary at first

were all sleeping over here when you posted. i didnt here you

you got this
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-23-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

i used the human One Touch ultra glucose meter as a back up. its reliable. just need lancets and strips

its available in pharmacies
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-22-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,096
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newly diabetic pug - HELP!

my vet tested at 6pm once a week. one test a week is wrong. no testing when first diagnosed is wrong.

congratulations on getting your first test done. your dog will thank you.

you need to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-21-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

found this chart to compare

Weight of Dog Weight of Dog Cups of Food per Day* Grams of Food per Day
5 - 15 lbs 2.3 - 6.8 kg 1/2 to 1 1/8 50 to 112.50
15 - 30 lbs 6.8 - 13.6 kg 1 1/8 to 1...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-21-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

good your getting the alphatrack. turn off the sound on it. i used just the lancet not the device as its easier

i.ve seen tooo many vets vets rely on just the sensor libre. its not a blood...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 08-21-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 911
Posted By Riliey and Mo
Re: Newbie needing help

hello Donna and Max

yes food and amount are equally important as insulin.

too much insulin will cause hypoglycemia

yes dogs can be insulin resistant. i havent seen any.

just to mentiin...
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