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Jan & Kita
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Posts: 191

Hi all,

Just a reminder that our Gathering will be held:

Date: June 4th Sunday

 

Time: 10:00 – 12:30

 

Place: Borderland State Park, Easton, Mass.

 

http://www.mass.gov/eea/ agencies/dcr/massparks/region- south/borderland-state-park. html

 

Parking Fee: $5.00 resident, $6.00 non resident. If you are a senior MA resident you can get a state park pass exempting you from this fee.

 

 

Tentative itinerary:

 

10:00 - Meet at the picnic tables under the pines

 

10:00 - 11:30 AM Approx 1 mile on leash walk in the park

 

11:30 - 12:30 gather for snacks and getting to know/reunite with everyone



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JAN
EPI Angel Kita
MA, USA
K-9 EPIers:  Special dogs, special people

May 8, 2017 at 10:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Epi4Dogs
Site Owner
Posts: 16651

Thanks Jan for continuing to support EPI with these wonderful EPI gatherings in memory of Kita!!!!

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Olesia, owned by Izzy, a 35lb SWD, Diagnosed at 1.5 years old - TLI results 1.3, Stable 9+ yrs! Once stable, was able to reduce enzymes to only 1/2 tsp of Enzymes (use EnzymeDiane's 6x) with each meal, but after almost 4 years of stabilization... had to increase the amount of enzymes to 3/4 teaspoon with each meal. Fed various grain-free kibble+real meat, 6x pancreatin enzymes from EnzymeDiane., gave 1 tsp of coconut oil one day and 1 tsp salmon oil next day, and also give canned sardines packed without salt or canned herring for extra omega oils.... until she developed Diabetes and now cannot tolerate higher fat foods.

In Feb 2013, Izzy developed a very serious condition called IMHA which she (thankfully) beat and is now in remission. We also discovered that now, at 8+ years old, she not only has EPI, but also Diabetes, Low Thyroid and High Cholesterol.  Izzy was able to receive excellent care because of the kindness of so many here on epi4dogs and  is currently  doing extra-ordinarily well. If anyone could spend a day with Izzy, they would never guess that she has any health problems!  Because of Izzy's concurrent conditions of Diabetes and High Cholesterol we had to make changes to our daily EPI routine. We had to alter the fiber, type of fiber and the fat content her diet. She is now on an all home-made diet which she does best on and has even been able to reduce the insuline (Vetsulin:pork-based insulin) . Because of the diet change to all home-made i no longer worry about hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia- -she is much more even-keeled with a diet of sweet potato, a lean meat/fish, sometimes a free range egg, cottage cheese,  fish oil+vitamins and bone meal. We tried Novolin N a human synthetic RNA insulin.... but Izzy did not do well on it. aside from all of Izzy's health issues.... she continues to wake up every day full of joy and a great sense of humor!

I am not a vet.  All of my suggestions/recommendations are based on personal expereinces, observations, information gleaned from EPI research, and information shared with me by EPI researchers....that hopefully may help others. Please always share anything and everything recommended on this forum with your vet.

May 10, 2017 at 9:17 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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