Mar Vista Animal Medical Center

3850 Grand View Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066

(310)391-6741

www.marvistavet.com

FELINE DIABETES CENTER

WELCOME TO THE FELINE DIABETES MELLITUS CENTER 

  


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(original graphic by marvistavet.com)


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(original graphic by marvistavet.com)


(original graphic by marvistavet.com)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

OVERVIEW OF DIABETES MELLITUS (Canine and Feline)

INSULIN ADMINISTRATION IN THE CAT

GLARGINE AND DETEMIR

DIET FOR THE DIABETIC CAT

MONITORING THE DIABETIC CAT (Canine and Feline)

GLIPIZIDE AND ORAL AGENTS

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS (Canine and Feline)

THE HARD TO REGULATE CAT

 

There are numerous additional information sources available to you on the internet. Here are the ones we have felt were helpful. Please be aware that no information on the internet should supplant the instructions from your veterinarian. Consider this information as a basis for questions if there seems to be information inconsistent with direct instruction you have received from the veterinarian with whom you and your pet have an established professional relationship.

www.felinediabetes.com

Sugarpet.net

MyCatHasDiabetes.com

For an app to keep track of your pet's glucose readings, consider one of these:

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/rvc-pet-diabetes-app/id1095999436?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.ac.rvc.petdiabetestracker

A listserv for owners of diabetic pets is also available.

To subscribe, send a message to majordomo@listserver.net and put the words “SUBSCRIBE PETDIABETES” in the body of the message

 

  Page posted: 12/25/09
Page last reviewed: 1/20/2017