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by Patsy
13 Oct 2019, 16:29
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Question about changing foods
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Re: Question about changing foods

Keep to the new suitable food for a week or two. However........rumbling, gurgling and farting isn’t to do with food, it’s to do with the gas from from fermentation caused by Bacteria. Your vet needs to be told, because it is invariably SIBO or as it was known, SID. As folks mentioned your other pos...
by Patsy
01 Oct 2019, 13:45
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: SIBO and not eating—urgent
Replies: 12
Views: 1420

Re: SIBO and not eating—urgent

Blood panels are usually fine. We all had this problem while our dogs suffered. As Jill said, the epi test is a stand-alone and somewhat expensive test, but it will give you a definite answer. Feeding chicken can give a yellow stool, but you are also feeding beef. The cow pat consistency and odd sme...
by Patsy
29 Sep 2019, 19:47
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Not able to go all night
Replies: 11
Views: 1519

Re: Not able to go all night

Hi , we started with Panzym, with poos and wees in the night, both before and after treatment. She was drinking excessively,so it had to come through. I changed to Lypex to get her to eat enzymed food. This coincided with her improvement physically. However she always had a bladder that only lasted ...
by Patsy
21 Sep 2019, 18:43
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Enzymes help for puppy
Replies: 66
Views: 13543

Re: Enzymes help for puppy

Hello , glad you’re still with us. Panzym is a standard powder. Are you still giving a quarter of a teaspoon for 50gms of food?.i would give a bit more. One of your earlier posts stated that you soaked your enzymed food for 20 minutes. Don’t do this with UK/European enzymes. They will have used up t...
by Patsy
20 Sep 2019, 04:03
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Can't seem to get it right
Replies: 5
Views: 783

Re: Can't seem to get it right

It seems like your vet didn’t notice the difference between the Pancreplus products, as the descriptions are the same. As Olesia pointed out, one tablet contains 9000 units, whereas the Pancreplus powder contains 71400 units in a teaspoon, which is what you need. I would point this out to the vet. (...
by Patsy
19 Sep 2019, 15:57
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: EPI /diabetes complication?
Replies: 31
Views: 3740

Re: EPI /diabetes complication?

Your glucose measurements are mmols.
This link gives a useful chart for converting numbers and what they mean.

https://diabetesindogs.fandom.com/wiki/ ... guidelines

Brilliant news about the poops!
Time for a bottle of wine for you!
by Patsy
18 Sep 2019, 14:59
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: EPI /diabetes complication?
Replies: 31
Views: 3740

Re: EPI /diabetes complication?

The enzymes are smelly. Marti refused them , so I tried topping her food with tuna. Eventually, after hand feeding her, I changed to capsules, no smell. Chemeyes sell them, and Vetuk’s pancreatic Nutrient . Lypex is good but too expensive. Stick to Chemeyes because they are epi owners on this websit...
by Patsy
18 Sep 2019, 04:15
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: EPI /diabetes complication?
Replies: 31
Views: 3740

Re: EPI /diabetes complication?

A quick word about differences with the other side of the Atlantic! As well as NOT soaking our enzymed food, we also use different number systems in diabetes scores. Do get the vet to explain. All our measurements for everything are metric, whereas US is not, for most things.
by Patsy
17 Sep 2019, 19:08
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Home cooked meal help
Replies: 8
Views: 1031

Re: Home cooked meal help

Hello. My dog couldn’t tolerate chicken. Try turkey , red meats or rabbit instead. Rice is also a problem, so sweet potato or pumpkin is good for weight gain. You need some ground bone or eggshells for a calcium intake. It is difficult to balance the essential minerals and vitamins, so I have used a...
by Patsy
17 Sep 2019, 17:18
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: EPI /diabetes complication?
Replies: 31
Views: 3740

Re: EPI /diabetes complication?

Hello from Yorkshire, you’re in the right place here for help. We’ve all had dogs with strange symptoms. Marti, my springer , had problems, but once the enzymes were in place, the imbalances in her other organs levelled out. I’m not sure whether the the high glucose will, if she hasn’t any insulin. ...