Pet Illnesses

Diabetes: Establishing a Daily Schedule

Handling Insulin

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The curve on the left shows a drop in blood glucose levels at 8.30am following the 8.30am insulin injection. However, by 12 hours, its effect has started to wear off and a second dose on Caninsulin is required in this case.

Feeding

Warning:
The composition of the Caninsulin solution is such that an interval of approximately 8 hours must be observed between the injection and the second meal.

IF THE ANIMAL IS NOT EATING, DO NOT GIVE INSULIN
CONSULT YOUR VET WITHIN 24 HOURS

Caninsulin lasts for approx 12 hours in most dogs.

Monitoring at Home

See also...
Hypoglycaemia