What Food is Best for a Cat with Diabetes?

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What Food is Best for a Cat with Diabetes?

The great majority of diabetic cats have what is called Type 2 diabetes. This means that, early in the course of the disease at least, they are still producing levels of insulin that should be adequate for normal body function. The . . . → Read More: What Food is Best for a Cat with Diabetes?

5 Signs Your Pet May Have Diabetes

5 Signs Your Pet May Have Diabetes

Article by Janet Kim | Found on Everyday Health

Have a beloved dog or cat? You may be surprised to learn that, like people, our pets can develop chronic health conditions such as diabetes, and their risk is also greater if they are overweight or obese.

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Diabetes in Dogs: Type 1 vs. Type 2

Diabetes in Dogs: Type 1 vs. Type 2

Article Found on PetMD | By Hanie Elfenbein, DVM

Diabetes in dogs is not a death sentence. It takes dedication, but your dog can still live a long, happy life. Diabetes means that the body is unable to use glucose (sugar) appropriately. This leads to high . . . → Read More: Diabetes in Dogs: Type 1 vs. Type 2

5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

Article by Dr. Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC | Found on Pet Health Network

Did you know that some authorities feel that 1 out of every 100 dogs that reaches 12 years of age develops diabetes mellitus1?

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a hormonal problem where the . . . → Read More: 5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

Diabetes in Dogs and Cats: Everything You Need to Know

Diabetes in Dogs and Cats: Everything You Need to Know

Article by Jessica Vogelsang, DVM | Found on PetMD

Certain triggers cause us vet types to start thinking in overdrive during our examinations of pets. A seemingly innocent question, like “How’s his appetite? Has he been drinking more or less than usual?” can actually . . . → Read More: Diabetes in Dogs and Cats: Everything You Need to Know

45 Cats In New York City Shelter Infected With Rare Bird Flu

45 Cats In New York City Shelter Infected With Rare Bird Flu

By Aly Semigran | Article Featured on PetMD

On December 15, the Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of New York City announced that a rare strain of bird flu was found in 45 cats in one Manhattan shelter.

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Top Ten Signs Your Pet Has Diabetes

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Recognize the Pet Diabetes Epidemic

November is nationally recognized as American Diabetes Month, a month focused on raising awareness about diabetes in people. Not as commonly known is that November is also recognized as Pet Diabetes Awareness Month. A growing epidemic amongst our pets, recognizing and spreading awareness about diabetes . . . → Read More: Top Ten Signs Your Pet Has Diabetes

5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

Article By Dr. Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC | Featured on Pet Health Network

Did you know that some authorities feel that 1 out of every 100 dogs that reaches 12 years of age develops diabetes mellitus1?

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a hormonal problem where the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin, the hormone . . . → Read More: 5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Elizabeth Appleman, VMD, DACVIM | Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists

“Bennie,” a 9-year-old MC domestic shorthair was referred to Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists on June 16, 2009, for further evaluation of hyperaldosteronism and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.

The initial work-up and treatment was performed by Dr. Dan . . . → Read More: Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Penn/Baylor Med study describes underlying cause of diabetes in dogs

Penn/Baylor Med study describes underlying cause of diabetes in dogs

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In a new effort, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Baylor College of Medicine have used advanced imaging technology to fill in details about the underlying cause of canine diabetes, which until now has been little understood. For the . . . → Read More: Penn/Baylor Med study describes underlying cause of diabetes in dogs