Posts Tagged ‘ insulin ’

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November 10, 2012
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National Diabetes Awareness Month

Humans are not alone when it comes to battling diabetes. Cats and dogs may also be diagnosed with this illness. November is National Diabetes Month and I hope that this story provides owners with some insights into how diabetes can affect dogs and cats. Let’s start this story one year ago today. Our family...

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Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

November 29, 2011
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Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

Diabetes occurs in the dog and cat with equal frequency. Just like in people, it is a disorder of blood sugar regulation. There are two types of diabetes. The first is insulin DEPENDENT diabetes and the second is NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT diabetes. Dogs invariably get insulin dependent diabetes. Their immune system decides to rapidly destroy...

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