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Insulin therapy for dogs and cats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7497432     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Management of diabetic dogs and cats requires a tremendous cooperative effort between the practitioner and the client. Consistency in the handling, availability, and formulations of the different insulins will improve client compliance. In addition to insulin therapy, successful management of the diabetic animal includes the client's perceptions of the animal's health, maintenance of the animal's body weight, consistency in water consumption, and monitoring serial blood glucose concentrations. Serial blood glucose determinations improve the practitioner's ability to identify and address problems associated with insulin therapy, and thereby delay or minimize the complications of long-term diabetes.
P M Dowling
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0008-5286     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-16     Completed Date:  1996-01-16     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004653     Medline TA:  Can Vet J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  577-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physiological Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
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MeSH Terms
Cat Diseases / drug therapy*
Diabetes Mellitus / drug therapy,  veterinary*
Dog Diseases / drug therapy*
Insulin / classification,  therapeutic use*
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