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chodan9
06-14-2012, 06:05 PM
My wife has type 2 diabetes that she treats with diet and meds.
a few years ago my older cat "Rusty" got diabetes so we started him on insulin.
today I took my younger cat "Sasha" to the vet because she was not feeling well and losing a lot of weight.
She now also has diabetes.
here is the realization.
the only common denominator for all of them is me.
I think I am just too sweet and am causing those around me to contract diabetes ;)


I told my wife that but I don't think she is buying it.

djflex
06-14-2012, 06:12 PM
Lolz
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Whatanejit
06-14-2012, 06:31 PM
If it makes you feel better just you keep on thinking that :)

gray73
06-14-2012, 06:31 PM
My wife has type 2 diabetes that she treats with diet and meds.
a few years ago my older cat "Rusty" got diabetes so we started him on insulin.
today I took my younger cat "Sasha" to the vet because she was not feeling well and losing a lot of weight.
She now also has diabetes.
here is the realization.
the only common denominator for all of them is me.
I think I am just too sweet and am causing those around me to contract diabetes ;)


I told my wife that but I don't think she is buying it.
My wife is also diabetic and I have said the same thing. LOL!

chodan9
06-14-2012, 06:37 PM
kinda weird though having 2 diabetic cats, but at least its something treatable that we know how to treat for our other cat.

Forge3
06-14-2012, 06:38 PM
Lol you silly rabbit.

Whatanejit
06-14-2012, 06:38 PM
It is weird. Are they insured? It must be costly keeping them.

chodan9
06-14-2012, 06:47 PM
It is weird. Are they insured? It must be costly keeping them.
nope
insulin is kind of high, the lantus that we use costs 135 bucks but lasts quite a while.
I guess it wont last quite so long now.
the vet visit for something like this is a few hundred bucks.
nothing out of the way financially but if we were strapped for cash like some families I don't know.
In this area pet insurance isn't something generally considered, but I am beginning to think its a good idea. Especially as they age.
Doubt I could get affordable insurance now since they both have pre-existing conditions now.

Whatanejit
06-14-2012, 06:55 PM
Yes, I think you have missed the boat. Given your track record I'd insure the next one if I were you :)

I've insured all of my animals and I've well and truly got my monies worth and some.

One of my horses' bill is up to $4,500.00 at the moment and we havn't finished yet :eek:

The insurance company is winning at the moment with Basil, the new dog but I'm sure I'll get my money back at some point :)

Brackneyc
06-14-2012, 06:56 PM
I am the only diabetic in my family. Not sure what it means, but on a scale of 1-10 of sweetness, I am at -5...

Bloomberg will only make me available in medium now. :D

dbx
06-14-2012, 07:06 PM
This is obvious animal abuse. You are either feeding them too much, causing them to be obese and more prone to this disease, and/or.... you are letting them drink sugary drinks in massive quantities, causing this condition.

Consider yourself reported to the government. They will solve this problem with swift legislation and law enactment.







































:)

GuyJin
06-14-2012, 07:14 PM
This is obvious animal abuse. You are either feeding them too much, causing them to be obese and more prone to this disease, and/or.... you are letting them drink sugary drinks in massive quantities, causing this condition.

Consider yourself reported to the government. They will solve this problem with swift legislation and law enactment.
:)

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This would be true only if he lived in New York....

:D

SP1966
06-14-2012, 07:18 PM
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This would be true only if he lived in New York....

:D

New York this month. But its only a matter of time before California gets irritated at them easterners usurping their nanny leadership role!

dbx
06-14-2012, 07:19 PM
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This would be true only if he lived in New York....

:D

You, my friend, are a quick one! :cool:

GuyJin
06-14-2012, 07:31 PM
You, my friend, are a quick one! :cool:

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Carpe diem, Kevin, carpe diem....:)

dbx
06-14-2012, 07:33 PM
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Carpe diem, Kevin, carpe diem....:)

Wut did you call me? :confused: :mad:

SP1966
06-14-2012, 07:34 PM
Wut did you call me? :confused: :mad:

http://www.macalester.edu/environmentalstudies/threerivers/studentprojects/envi_133_spr_08/invasive_species/Invasive%20Pictures/carp_two.jpg

dbx
06-14-2012, 07:36 PM
http://www.macalester.edu/environmentalstudies/threerivers/studentprojects/envi_133_spr_08/invasive_species/Invasive%20Pictures/carp_two.jpg

That's exactly what I thought! :mad: :mad:!






























But, tempus fugit, and I've gotta work tomorrow...........

GuyJin
06-14-2012, 07:44 PM
That's exactly what I thought! :mad: :mad:!

But, tempus fugit, and I've gotta work tomorrow...........

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I don't like fugu and won't post pics!

Oh, wait, wrong thread....

:D

ChloeRobinson
06-15-2012, 12:05 PM
nope
insulin is kind of high, the lantus that we use costs 135 bucks but lasts quite a while.
I guess it wont last quite so long now.
the vet visit for something like this is a few hundred bucks.
nothing out of the way financially but if we were strapped for cash like some families I don't know.
In this area pet insurance isn't something generally considered, but I am beginning to think its a good idea. Especially as they age.
Doubt I could get affordable insurance now since they both have pre-existing conditions now.

I saw something on Groupon for some sort of pet insurance deal, I think it was $39 for the year?

chodan9
06-15-2012, 02:54 PM
This is obvious animal abuse. You are either feeding them too much, causing them to be obese and more prone to this disease, and/or.... you are letting them drink sugary drinks in massive quantities, causing this condition.

Consider yourself reported to the government. They will solve this problem with swift legislation and law enactment.

nah man
I told those cats no sodas after 6 pm

but if they don't listen its not on me!!!

DocHoss
06-15-2012, 03:24 PM
Now if you were in France or the UK or even Canada the guv'ment would pay for your medical bills :D


j/k - I don't think animal family members are covered....