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Old March 21st, 2014, 07:58 PM
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And a little bit of dry in between as he is always starving.
Any possibility you could feed him more canned instead? I always left some out for my guy.

Unfortunately the insulin you're using isn't well suited for constant snacking though. Perhaps a longer-lasting, gentler onset kind of insulin like Lantus or Levemir would suit your kitty better.

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He is getting so tired of the ear pricks.
Tasty treat rewards can go a long way to making the experience more tolerable. 100% freeze dried meat such as PureBites, Halo Liv-a-Littles or Whole Food Toppers are great for diabetics since they're low carb and high in protein.

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What do you mean by rebound?
When a cat's blood sugar goes too low from too much insulin, there's often a corresponding period of high blood sugar. More detailed info here:
http://petdiabetes.wikia.com/wiki/Somogyi_rebound
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