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MY diabetic dog blood sugar is 422 she was seen yesterday

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MY diabetic dog blood sugar is 422 she was seen yesterday and was in ketosis She got SQ fluids and 1 unit regular. We were monitoring her sugar today and the lowest was 197. She is hardly eating, The vet also reduced her NPH to 3 units twice a day from 5 units twice a day. I just gave her a third 3 unit dose of Nph. Will she need something else or do I need to find a vet tonight Terri
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

Hello,

I am so sorry to hear about Fifi. I just came online and saw your question and I am sorry you did not get help from an expert before now.

How is she this morning? Did you take her to a vet last night?

Rebecca

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
She was admitted this morning at the emergency vet for diabetic ketosis thank you for responding
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

You are welcome. I am glad to hear she is getting care. Thanks for getting back to me.