Numbers are on the moon

Discussion in 'Acromegaly / IAA / Cushings Cats' started by JanetNJ, Jan 12, 2020 at 5:30 AM.

  1. JanetNJ

    JanetNJ Well-Known Member

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    CC's numbers are off the charts. 565 this morning. She finally had a decent day of numbers yesterday during the day..... And was finally acting more herself being playful and even using the stairs to hang out in the basement. If this is a bounce is rediculous. Wondering if she's in the home stretch.
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    My poor baby.
     
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  2. Keskat&Rocket

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    Oh no! I hope she's doing a little better as the day goes on. I know you know all this stuff but... any chance your insulin is going bad? Maybe you could try a different injection site?
    How's her appetite lately?
    Big hugs to you and of course CC. Please keep us posted.
     
  3. Stressedcatmom

    Stressedcatmom Well-Known Member

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    Hi @JanetNJ! How weird that we are both in the same place; you helped me get yoshi into remission years ago. I still can’t thank you enough. Sad to see us both here, but know that we are sending lots of good vines to CC
     
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  4. JeffJ

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    I hope this is not the home stretch for C.C.. You have done such a stellar job juggling work, diabetic care, and also your son's care. No big advice here. You have done a great job turning lemons into lemonade for your family.

    Big FDMB hugs to you and Phil and C.C.:bighug::bighug::bighug:
     
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  5. Wendy&Neko

    Wendy&Neko Senior Member Moderator

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    Good to see she came down a bit today. That was a pretty dramatic bounce CC! :rolleyes: I found it took as little as 5 days without greens for Neko to develop some glucose toxicity. On the good side of things, she feels better in good numbers and not the icky ones. Plus you are using the AT, which makes it look higher.

    Any chance of starting a 2020 tab for the spreadsheet? As one who opens up the SS first thing I do, it's easier the less I have to scroll down.
     
  6. JanetNJ

    JanetNJ Well-Known Member

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    I thought about that so I tried some of the last vial I had but it was the same. I go through a vial every three weeks.
     
  7. JanetNJ

    JanetNJ Well-Known Member

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    Oh yes I will. I'll make a new tab soon. It's easier to do on a laptop and my laptop died so I'll have to do it at work.
     
  8. JanetNJ

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    Omg yes she's made of rubber. She got down to 117 last night. This morning 498
     
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  9. JanetNJ

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    Her eating had not been.... Enthusiastic.... Lately and required a lot of encouragement from me. I think she was getting sick of the same thing over and over. I ordered a few new things from chewy that I got today. (Low carb low phosphorus)...

    So far she likes the weruva pate slide and serve Family Food flavor (.97 phosphorus and 0 carb) and loved the weruva Steak Frites (.57 phosphorus and 7.5 carb according to Tanya's site). So happy to see her happy.
     
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  10. JeffJ

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    She is one bouncy kitteh. Sounds like she enjoys a bit of variety even after all this time.
     
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  11. JanetNJ

    JanetNJ Well-Known Member

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    So phosphorus question. Tanya's chart goes by percent like 0.8 or 1.06 Lisa by number like 180, ect. How do you go back and forth? Like 0.97 might = 190?
     
  12. Sharon14

    Sharon14 Well-Known Member

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    I hope CC is doing better. One thing I found helped Colin’s appetite was a sprinkle of Forti Flora on top of whatever I was feeding. As far as phosphorus, I think(hard to remember) I tried to keep under 1 on Tanyas chart, and under 200 on Dr Lisa’s, but I don’t know the calculations to compare them. I also ended up adding a phosphorus binder when his numbers got too high.
     
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  13. JanetNJ

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    She actually had a good preshot tonight. 285!!
     
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  14. Wendy&Neko

    Wendy&Neko Senior Member Moderator

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    Tanya's chart is dry matter basis, Dr. Lisa's document is As Fed phosphorus/100 calories. Part way down this post, Marje describes how to convert one to the other. But I just did the rule Sharon listed.
     
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