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My dog gers 12 units of insulin after meals. she has noy

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my dog gers 12 units of insulin after meals. she has noy eaten in 24 hours therefore no insulin. can i give her a on a lesser dose on an empty stomach?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I'm Dr Chaithanya, attending you today.

If it has not eaten anything, do not give insulin. It can lead to hypoglycemia if insulin is given.You can start the dose of insulin after it starts eating.

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