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  1. JanetNJ replied to the thread Newly diagnosed.

    Good job! Glad the video helped.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:31 PM
  2. JanetNJ liked LittleRa's post in the thread Newly diagnosed.

    Thank you all for the warm welcome! So today was a big day for Little Ra. The vet tested his glucose five hours after eating +insulin...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
  3. JanetNJ liked Candy&Company's post in the thread Introducing myself, hello!.

    Okay I think I can do that, it'll be my goal starting tomorrow morning!! :cat:

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:28 PM
  4. JanetNJ replied to the thread Introducing myself, hello!.

    The more you test, the more capillaries form. Just go to the edge to avoid the vein.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 5:50 PM
  5. JanetNJ replied to the thread Food Help....I'm new to this..

    Welcome. Many on here feed fancy feast classic or Friskies pate foods. Adding water is helpful. I use an Alphatrak with both alphatrak...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 5:49 PM
  6. JanetNJ attached a file to the thread Introducing myself, hello!.

    No need for a light because you aren't looking for the vein. Just go as close to the edge as you can. [ATTACH]

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  7. JanetNJ replied to the thread Newly diagnosed.

    You will want to test before each shot (test then feed then shoot ). Then whenever possible get a mid cycle test (4-6 hours after the...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 5:41 PM
  8. JanetNJ replied to the thread New AlphaTrak2 meter questions.

    A fructosamine test is generally how diabetes is diagnosed. 1 test isn't proof of diabetes. It is possible she was misdiagnosed, esp if...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 5:38 PM
  9. JanetNJ replied to the thread Squallie at vet.

    So sorry to hear. I hope for lots of cuddles this weekend and a peaceful passing. :( this time is the absolute worst I know. :(

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:56 PM
  10. JanetNJ replied to the thread New AlphaTrak2 meter questions.

    Thank goodness your started testing. If you had shot at a preshot of 90 that could have been deadly.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:53 PM
  11. JanetNJ replied to the thread Newly diagnosed.

    I have a video in my signature showing how I test my cat CC at home. The first few weeks if it can be tricky, but it is easier with...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:22 PM
  12. JanetNJ liked LittleRa's post in the thread Newly diagnosed.

    This makes complete sense. Thank you as I hadn't considered getting the glucose meter prior to modifying his diet! I must admit I am a...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:21 PM
  13. JanetNJ replied to the thread Bromi is newly diagnosed.

    Welcome. I have a video in my signature showing how I test my cat CC at home.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:57 PM
  14. JanetNJ replied to the thread Newly diagnosed.

    Welcome! We are here to help if you need us

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:52 PM
  15. JanetNJ replied to the thread HAS ANYONE TRIED PETSURE GLUCOSE TEST STRIPS???.

    You can get insulinx on amazon as well for $30/100

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:48 PM