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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Hi, this increase was after the test- both vets and lab specialist recommended it so now I am confused :(
    Behaviour wise still happy and barking, but drinking lots of water still and very itchy.
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Well retested and ACTH came back as
    Post 114, sorry can't recall the pre will check tomorrow.

    We slowly increased by 20mg per day so now 50mg twice daily. So far no side effects. Bella is still...
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Hi,
    Sorry I don't know how to convert for US :(.
    The 1st ACTH with the result 714nmol was at first diagnosis 28 August 2012.
    2nd one of 194nmol was 13 December 2013.

    I did look at previous...
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Found the very first ACTH
    0-100
    1 -714
    :(
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Ok got the last ACTH test
    0-94
    1-194

    Still looking for orginal ACTH test will post when find
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Happy new year :)

    We took Bella back to the vet as mentioned and she was given maxalon shot to help settle her stomach. Took her home and was back to her happy self again. I wonder if the vomiting...
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Also yes sorry totally missed the alkaline phoshatase it was 177u/l with normal being 1-120
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Hi, yes Bella is only 8kg not sure what that is in lbs, and yes 2x 40mg twice daily on vetroyl. Just abut to take her back to the vet as she is now vomiting with diaherra :(
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    Re: Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Hi, we picked Bella up this morning. I still don't have the results from the ACTH as both our normal vet and pratice owner vet would like to speak to the pathology specialist as currently Bella is on...
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    Re: Cushings, Diabetes

    Well just got of the phone to the vet. It's not pancreatitis as initially thought, although levels are high and we will need to increase her vetroyl although not sure what to as yet. We pick her up...
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    Cushings, Diabeties and now pancreatitis

    Hi everyone,

    Hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas break :)

    We have a mini dachshund who would be roughly between 9 - 13 ( rescued so not 100% sure) female named Bella. Bella was diagnosed...
  12. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Well since my last post Bella had pancreatic episode and was in hospital for 3 days :(. We have since had our Dcember check up and things seem to be going good (fingers cross stays this way)
    ACTH...
  13. Poll: Re: What do you pay for an ACTH stimulation test? Australian Dollars (AUD)

    $590 monthly including bloods and glucose curve :eek:
  14. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Well Bella came home to see how things go as she seems to stress her self out. Half hour at home and Bella had a seizure :( rushed back to the vets for night. Are seizures common? This is the second...
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    Sticky: Re: How did you find us?

    After a month of searching on the Internet good old google lead me to your site. Overall I have found it the most supportive and information driven :)
  16. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Well back to the vets today (Sunday) it seems bella has pancretites again :( she did have her monthly test on Wednesday ( no results as yet) and the good news is that the diabeties is under control...
  17. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Symptom wise she has been going good. It's almost summer here in Australia she's does appear to be about quieter with the heat, we have been leaving aircon on. She's still hungery as a piglet but
  18. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Bella is now back on 30mg of Vetryol twice daily and havent vomited since so fingers cross, although it appear her cataracts are getting worse and hearing loss is increasing :(
  19. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Went back though our filing and it appears i may have accidently deleted/changed the file type from when Bella was first diagnosed with Cushings. Will request results from Vet during next months test...
  20. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Sorry about the late reply. We have finally recieved the results from Bellas latest test.
    ACTH
    0-38
    1-262
    Fructosamine
    482umol/L
    Serum B - Hydroxybutyrate
    0.1mmol/L
    Sodium - 135 mmol/L...
  21. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    She's 8kg and 45mg twice daily, it has been 2 days since last on that dose and vet ceased the vetroyl once the vomit occurred
  22. Re: Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Apologies 2 weeks ago Bella's vetroyl tablets were increased to 45mg
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    Sorry should of mentioned Bella is currently 8kg, the cortate tablets are a cortisone Will need to check the grams in the morning. Bella has now had 3 ACTH tests and we are current waiting on the...
  24. Bella's story (mini dachshund) Diabetic & Cushing's

    Hi all, new here we have a 9-13 year old mini dachshund (not 100%) on age as was rescure back in 2009. In December 2011 Bella started having accidents in the house which was completely out of...
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