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Old 11-18-2017, 08:21 PM
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Default Re: Levemir?

levemir is 4 times more potent than NPH and vetsulin as far as dosing so that would compare to 80 units of insulin for a 72 pound dog that is an extreme amount as compared to those other insulin's

how long has the dog been on 20 units ? i tend to agree with your decision to drop down to 10 units at a maximum especially since you have already have seen a hypo event
Jesse-26 lbs - 16.5 years old ,11 years diabetic, one meal a day homemade and a vitabone snack . 3 shots of Novolin( under the Relion name ) a day . Total insulin for a 24 hour period is 6.5 units of NPH insulin .

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