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Using Glargine Insulin Safely In Cats

Your kitty has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. At one time diabetic cats were destined to always have diabetes, and many still are. However, we now know that feeding a low-carbohydrate diet and keeping blood glucose (sugar) well-controlled can allow some cats…

Causes Of Diabetes Mellitus In Cats

Diabetes mellitus (DM) in dogs and cats has many causes, just as there are multiple causes in people. Canine diabetes mellitus is always Type 1, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Type 1 diabetes results from congenital or acquired failure to produce insulin,…

Diabetic Cats-How Smart Are They?

At least some diabetic cats seem to know what’s good for them. I have several feline patients who come to their owners at the appointed times to receive their twice-daily injections of insulin. Of course, they do also get a…