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Re: [IP] Dogs in DKA

On 1 Jan 2001, at 16:15, email @ redacted wrote:

> I had a cockatiel that I had to inject with very dilute amounts of insulin.  
> We had to use tes tape on her droppings to check how her levels were, if her 
> sugar was up, she would have more urine in the droppings (birds excrete 
> urine/feces/urates all in one dropping).  She lived for about a year after 
> diagnosis. (she was about 8 years old at diagnosis). We believe she had a low 
> when we were not at home.
which leads to the question.... how would you know when a bird 
was low?  just by testing?
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