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Discussion in 'Welcome to the Group - Post an Introduction Here' started by Jen & Cosmo, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. Jen & Cosmo

    Jen & Cosmo Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm Jen. I am the president to our cat rescue located in Burton, MI. Last week we rescued a kitty who was abandonded. We got him into the vet yesterday for his intake appointment and thought blood work would be a good idea since he was drinking so much water, and urinating puddles.

    Sure enough, he was diagnosed with diabetes. His BG level was 535. This is all new to me, but willing to learn as much as we can to make sure Cosmo has a great life. I've spent 2 days reading so much info, I feel like I'm in info overload. I'm so glad I found this forum. I'm off to read more, but wanted to do a quick intro.

    Happy to be here,
    Jen
     
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  2. Sharon14

    Sharon14 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome! Thank you for the rescue work you do! This diagnosis is overwhelming at first, but it is manageable and we’ll be happy to help you along. Come to the Main Forum and ask any questions you have.
     
  3. FurBabiesMama

    FurBabiesMama Well-Known Member

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    Welcome! I see that you have already found your way to the main health forum. You will get a lot of good advice and support here.
     
  4. JeffJ

    JeffJ Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum Jen (also my sister's name). There is some great info here, and some great people to help you. Diabetes is a very manageable disease. I remember the first diagnosis for Leo as well. Now, almost 3 years later with many people helping me, treating his diabetes on a daily basis is routine and almost trivial. I hope we can help you out in the same way.
     

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