Hi lee ann
Cant advise you in all of this but truly empathize with the juggling act u are going through!!!!
Phew not easy for you
Hard decisions to make
Its really tough!
Christina n karma
On Thu, 01 Sep 2011 23:42 BST LeeAnnC wrote:
>I'm at the point i don't know which group to post on first.
> On friday..sunshine's steroids were cut back to 5mg 2 x a day..her pvc was 38.her sugar was close to 300....again she is auto immune anemic....Today her pvc was 32and because it dropped the vet upped the prednisone to 7.5 2 x day again..her sugar was down to 232. The vet said if we don't raise the prednisone she will get very sick again if that pvc falls...but with the high dose pred...the cats sugar will go up again also...I have to do bloods again on tuesday..if the pvc is okay..Sunshine needs to be weaned off the steroids more slowly...the vet said we tried to get her off to fast...most cats with the anemia like hers would be on prednisone for months.
> ..then we will have to use insulin to treat the diabetic state from the steroids..and she's on the heart medication also....I'm lucky i know my own name and phone number at this point.
> Any advise at all????