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  1. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    My baby girl has passed away.
    Rest in peace my sweet girl
    06/25/07 - 04/05/16
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    Re: At wits ends

    How is diabetes insipidus diagnosed? Is it possible to misdiagnose Cushing's when it is really diabetes insipidus?
  3. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    I have made the decision to continue using the Cushex Drops-S and am starting Denamarin tablets. I am going to do this for 3 months and then reevaluate to see if we should go on trilostane. ...
  4. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Vet just called, ultrasound revealed that all organs are normal. The adrenals were bilateral, and symmetrically enlarged - meaning that she has pituitary based Cushings.

    They want to start her...
  5. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Thank you, I'll post tomorrow after I have results. Paws crossed!
  6. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Ultrasound is tomorrow. Is there anything that I should specifically ask for?
  7. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    I am praying that they find something that they believe to be operable. I would be so happy :D
  8. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    High density ultrasound scheduled for Thursday. Feeling nervous ...
  9. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Two contributors on the Facebook page stated that they believe with Marley's LDDS results that it is highly likely that her Cushing's is adrenal related. I am relieved to hear this! I am still...
  10. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Thank you! I will go with that food then.
  11. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    I'm waiting for a call back from my vet regarding if they offer the high definition ultrasound. I have some degrees of improvement from the Cushex-S drops. She isn't eating as much food or drinking...
  12. Re: Liver Support

    I meant kidney support - sorry.
  13. Liver Support

    I read somewhere on here about someone using a kidney support. Can anyone suggest one for us to try? Thank you in advance :o
  14. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Marley has not been on steroids for over a year, and no we did not taper off, that was never discussed with me. When I first suspected Cushings, I was leaning towards itrogenic but it had been so...
  15. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    Here are the LDDS results, which diagnosed with Cushings, but did not differentiate between pituitary and adrenal.

    Sample 1: 5.7
    Sample 2: 7.8
    Sample 3: 8.8

    I've looked at results of others...
  16. Re: Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix

    This is good to know, I have been limiting water for a few weeks now. I had told my vet and she didn't say anything about it to me. I will stop immediately! Oh my gosh, I feel horrible :(
  17. Poll: Re: What have you paid for an LDDS Test? U.S. Dollars

    I live in Rock Hill, SC (just outside of Charlotte, NC) - I paid $206.00 last week.
  18. Just diagnosed - 8.5 yo female beagle mix (Marley has passed)

    Just received confirmation of Cushing's for my sweet baby Marley. She is 1/2 beagle, 1/4 boxer and 1/4 lab. She started having symptoms over Thanksgiving of excess thirst and hunger as well as...
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