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Newly diagnosed diabetic dog just home from only wants water

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Newly diagnosed diabetic dog just home from only wants water but then vomits.What to do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: No.At vet last 24 hours being glucose monitored.
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Toby age 10
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Toby?
Customer: He was just diagnosed as diabetic and pancreatitis
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me: Had he been vomiting at the vets?What treatments were started?Can he keep any water down at all?Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?Has he had any diarrhea?