Hi everyone! I just signed up since Gypsy's been recently diagnosed this week. I am still getting over the fact that shes diabetic and very anxious as I know this will basically be a whole new routine and there is a definite learning curve with serious consequences if accidents happen. She's still as sassy as ever, so far all I had noticed was that she was peeing and drinking a lot more and so off to the vet we went. Since she's 11 we decided to do a senior panel on her to check blood and urine. Results came back with levels of 450 BG and glucose in her urine... so yup, diabetic cat she is. I am bringing her in this weekend to the vet's to do a glucose curve so they can start her insulin. I have already started her on wet food (fancy feast classic 2 mini cans a day). She LOVES it. Lol I think she might even think this is an upgrade to the senior diet she was on before, which was dry. I am also getting the glucometer from the vet the same day so I can test her at home. I am not squeamish about blood/injections so I dont think it should be a problem.. I hope. I do have a few questions though.. Can the new diet that she is on now significantly alter her BG so that the the insulin levels will be wonky/low after I give injections? I just put her on a new diet and its only been a couple days, which she seemingly loves, but can her body react quickly to it? Its just with all the new changes to her life I am not sure how her body will react to it. It scares me a little since I am not home during the day because of work and I dont want things to happen while I am not there I am just afraid of sudden drops during the day since she is on new food. I havent started insulin yet but will on the weekend. Of course I will test her BG before feeding, but should I hold off on insulin until I make sure shes consistent with her diet and there won't be any sudden changes in BG through diet? Thanks for reading, its only the beginning and already this forum has been a huge help!