Message Number: FHL4845 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Sukie Crandall"
Date: 2008-05-04 21:06:25 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: removal of implant

These might be of use and may help the shelter and vet choose
to treat her. Mostly (but not entirely), they are on the treatments
that work for ferrets because some types of insulin work dramatically
better than others do for ferrets:

Sukie (not a vet)

Recommended ferret health links:

--- In, "Sheryl" <crowbeads@...> wrote:
> It is not my choice to give her Azium and besides, I've had better
> luck with the Azium than prednisolone. I do have a syringe and am
> measuring it by the syringe.
> I do know that about glucometers and they did in-house bloodwork
> that showed it to be 700.
> My main concern right now is just getting her BG down even though it
> really looks like it might be too late to do anything.
> I just spoke to the vet and he said that her BG is up to 500 again
> and that if it doesn't clear up by tomorrow he was told that he
> should just put her to sleep. He also said that he has no idea of
> how to remove the implant and so doesn't even want to try. He didn't
> sound to hopeful at all. To me it sounds like he's basically given
> up on her. He was telling me that the only thing they could do is
> provide pallative care and hope her BG goes down.
> --- In, "Sukie Crandall" <sukie@>
> wrote:
> >
> > Why is the Azium being used instead of Prednisolone? Prednisolone
> usually gives better
> > control and is easier to adjust.
> >


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