My polish lowland sheep dog has had Cushings disease for past 2 years. He is…

My polish lowland sheep dog has had Cushings disease for past 2 years. He is on trilostane .25ml once per day. About 3 weeks ago he was diagnosed with diabetes. He is on 6 units of insulin
2x per day. The problem is he must eat in order to take the insulin and he is not hungry. We have tried everything. I didn’t give him the trilostane this morning and was able to get him to eat some chicken. Then I gave him the insulin. Suggestions?
Also, what about a pet cpd oil?

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Krista Magnifico
2 years ago

Hello, I have many patients who have this dilemma. It is frustrating I know. I cant answer this specifically for your pet because a whole slew of variables influence the disease and therefore the patient. I would say to first start with a really thorough exam with a vet who is very versed in managing these diseases. I would also discuss repeating a full blood work to include a urinalysis. I look for problems expecting that this is what is affecting my patient. I know it is not what anyone wants to hear, but ignoring but not looking isn’t going… Read more »