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Acromegaly In Cats

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Acromegaly may be the cause of your diabetic cat having poorly-regulated blood sugar. Acromegaly is defined as an excess production of growth hormone. Growth hormone (GH) is one of many steroid hormones produced by the body. GH is synthesized in…

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,…