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Hi Martha, thanks for your question. When was the last time that Kat had an in-clinic glucose curve performed?
This is concerning. A blood glucose should always be checked by veterinary staff before entering into a diabetic treatment regimen. The major reason being is that if too much insulin is prescribed there can be life-threatening results. While the dose that she's in right now seems to be working well for her, if you do increase the dosage and it's over what she needs she could become hypoglycemic and become critical. I would recommend avoiding an increase in her insulin, for this reason, and discussing treatment with her vet (or finding a vet that will assist you in updating her protocol) to see if increasing her dosage is needed based on her glucose curve. The vet that is working with her may wish to see your blood glucose numbers for the past few months (make sure you're tracking and recording these daily) before making an alteration to the amount of insulin given at each dosage.
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Checking in. How is Kat doing?