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My 12 year old dog has a diagnosis of diabetes. She gets NPH
My 12 year old dog has a diagnosis of diabetes. She gets NPH insulin 7 units BID. We check her blood glucose 2xper week. Today, her glucose is just reading high. She received 7 units of NPH at 1500. S… read more
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My Lhasa apso (12 yrs 3 mnths, female, intact, 9.3 kg) is
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My pug is a new diabetic. Today hia sugar was on the
My pug is a new diabetic. Today hia sugar was on the 70s...he got glucose at the vet around 3 pm. And he gor fed. But right now hes wabbly, i have give him some honey, egg whites. He still has not imp… read more
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My dog was diagnosed to be a diabetic, They put her on 12
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Dr. Matt
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Hi I have a rescue dog of just over a year old. She was diagnosed with diabetes a few months ago. We are having issues with regulating her insulin and feeding. She is on W/D glucose management from hi… read more
Dr. Emily
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My dog was diagnosed with diabetes about 3 weeks ago. Her
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Good Day Dr. Matt I have a 6 year old male golden retriever
Good Day Dr. Matt I have a 6 year old male golden retriever who weighs 42kg (large breed golden retriever) and he was diagnosed with diabetes about a month ago. The vet started him on 21 units of Humu… read more
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We discovered my dog has diabetes in May of this year and have
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My dog is diabetic. I would like a treatment protocal so I
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i have a dog that has been diagnosed with diabetes and we are
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Hi Doctor, My pet is a female mixed Chihuahua, 7 years old,
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My 10 year old pug has diabetes. We test her urine with keto diastix and consistently get brown readings (the highest) and have continued to increase her insulin per instructions from her vet. She is … read more
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We have a XXXXX XXXXX who was diagnosed with diabetes in May.
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