Category Archives: Blood Glucose

April 8 Blood Sugar Readings

Hello, furiends! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. The human was nice enough to let us felines enjoy the balcony this weekend. We were very happy to work on our fur tans. Of course Koji, being the silly cat that he is, decided to help the human with the plants. Koji decided the plants needed fertilizer after the human watered them. So he hopped into the planter box and peed on them!

The human just sighed and watered the plant some more. Some of the water came out of the planter box, but it is okay. Koji was just making sure the plants had all of the nitrogen they needed to grow properly. Who says we felines cannot be helpful in the garden?

We Felines Vomited After Doing This

The human did not like it so much when we nommed on some of the plants on the balcony and then vomited. He did not like having to clean it up. But that is a story for another day, furiends.

Now on to my blood sugar readings for the week. For the week, my blood sugar levels averaged 192. That is higher than what we saw last week, but it is not too bad. Remember, the human and I try to manage my blood sugar levels so that they average below 200.

The one thing that concerned both me and the human was that twice this week, my blood sugar levels were low enough for the human to get worried. It is one thing for them to drop to a level where the human reduces the insulin dose. But the human worries when they drop to a level that is considered hypoglycemic.

But I ate lots of noms, and my blood sugar levels recovered. So the human gets concerned when he sees that, but he does not get too worried. Hopefully, this week, my blood sugar levels will be better.

April 1 Blood Sugar Readings

Hello, furiends. I hope you enjoyed your Easter yesterday, and that you remember to keep lilies away from us felines. The human was around for most of the day yesterday, and it was fun to have him around. Of course, Koji and I did some silly things to make sure he knew we were here.

Koji Being Silly in a Box
Koji Being Silly in a Box

You can see Koji relaxing in this box like a silly feline. But he is not a shy feline at all. We had a canine complaining about something for a long time. Koji got annoyed with it after a while, and he went to the window and growled loudly. I do not know if the canine heard him or not. But if the canine did, they stopped complaining!

Koji was very proud of himself and acted like he made the canine stop barking. The human and I are not sure. We do not know if the canine heard Koji. But Koji insists the canine did. The human just smiled and said, if you think so, Koji. I have a feeling the human is going to end up with a bitten toe or two.

Now, on to my blood sugar readings for the week. For the week, my blood sugar readings averaged 134. While this is significantly higher than the 120 they averaged last week, this is still a good average. We did have one time where my glucose level was lower than we want. So the human skipped my insulin shot, and then my blood sugar levels jumped.

Even with that, the average still looks good. We are starting to see good blood sugar readings, and this makes me and the human hopeful that we finally have my diabetes under good control. We will see if the white coated humans agree the next time I go to visit them.

But for now, I will enjoy feeling better and tolerate the insulin shots.

 

March 25 Blood Sugar Readings

Hello, furiends. It is time for me to talk to you about my blood sugar levels. But before I do that, I will tell you about the day where the human and Jacey both went to the white coated humans.

The human goes to the white coated humans once every six months to get his teeth cleaned. Jacey, Koji and I do not. We do not get our teeth cleaned until they are dirty, and only Jacey needed to have that done.

But the human and Jacey went to get their teeth cleaned on the same day. Jacey went in first. She did not like the ride over to the white coated humans, furiends. She complained the whole way over. And the human tried to calm her down, but she did not listen. Once she got to the white coated humans, she was able to get pets from the human. And then they went into the cat room and Jacey hopped right out of the carrier and went to her favorite spot in the room.

Jacey in the Exam Room
Jacey In the Exam Room

Then the white coated humans started the procedure to clean Jacey’s teeth. They told the human they would let him know how things were going, and he left.

The human’s turn came later that day. His procedure took a lot less time, and he was home in time to relax and have fun with me and Koji. Afterwards, he went to pick up Jacey.

Jacey went home with directions to not allow her to run, jump, or climb for 24 hours. Furiends, Jacey is a nice cat, but she ignored those directions. She was running around and jumping and climbing on things almost immediately! And she let the human hear it about having to spend all day at the white coated humans. But now she has nice clean teeth. I hope I do not need that procedure because it does not sound fun.

Now, on to my blood sugar readings. For the week, they averaged 120, which is about the same as the week before. During that week, my blood sugar readings averaged 122. I am glad my glucose levels are nice and low. These levels are a little higher than normal, but they are still safe.

Hopefully this all means the human and I have things under control!