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A Close Call — and a Change of Medical Course

Tweet Thank heavens for sinus headaches. I never thought I’d have a reason to say that, but a nagging pain in my head combined with a friend’s fatigue may have saved Frankie’s life. Frankie’s insulin problems: Some background I’ve written about this many times before, so I’ll just recap. Frankie’s diabetes had been well regulated […]
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I Hate UPS, the FDA and Intervet/Schering-Plough (But Love Doggie Stylish)

Tweet Did you ever want to start a rant and then realize you have far too many things to explain in order for people to properly understand what you are ranting about? That’s what  just happened to me. After working up a good head of steam and venting in this post title, I suddenly understood […]
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The Vetsulin Crisis: Cold Comfort

Tweet [originally posted November 4, 2009] On November 2, the Food and Drug Administration published the following notice about the drug that I depend on to regulate Frankie’s diabetes: The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health are alerting veterinarians and pet owners that Vetsulin®, a porcine insulin […]
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He’s a dog, not a disease

Tweet I really didn’t want to blog about canine diabetes. Specifically, I didn’t want to create a site where people only came to discuss illness. I was terrified of having a comments section where all the avatars wore angel wings, and where the Rainbow Bridge was the most popular travel destination. And I especially didn’t […]
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