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The Most Effective Natural Treatments for Cat Diabetes

The Most Effective Natural Ways of Treatments for Cat Diabetes
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The Most Effective Natural Treatments for Cat Diabetes Feline diabetes is a condition in which a cat’s pancreas does not produce the correct amount of insulin, which le ads to symptoms such as severe weight loss or gain, recurrent urinary tract infections, frequent urination and thirst.  According to a research, today approximately 1 cat out of 400 cats suffers from feline diabetes. However, the very surprising fact is that those cats, which are over seven-years-old are more prone to develop […]

Insulin Pen For Cats

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Insulin Pen For Cats Insulin pens are available for humans, they are generally shaped like pens and have an insulin cartridge and not a vial of insulin. Some pens use cartridges that can be replaced while other pens need to be thrown away after being used. Most of the insulin pens use replaceable pen needles. Up to now insulin pens for cats have not been available but have recently been approved by the FDA. http://www.examiner.com/article/first-insulin-pen-for-pets-approved “Merck Animal Health’s VetPen may now be used […]

Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

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Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription An interesting news story about a chemist refusing to sell insulin and syringes to a cat owner without a prescription. I suppose the law varies from country to country but in this country a prescription apparently was not needed but it was up to the discretion of the pharmacist. Insulin was adiministered late but the cat died a week later. No one will really ever know whether the delay would have […]

Cats and Feline Diabetes

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Cats and Feline Diabetes cats and feline diabetes We came across an interesting article on cats and feline diabetes recently in Gardening Magazine of all places. While there are a variety of illnesses that cats can get, cat and feline diabetes is a disease that is on the rise and while it can be a deadly disease with proper management and care it can in many cases be reversed. https://www.thegardeningmagazine.com.au/2013/11/28/cats-and-feline-diabetes/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cats-and-feline-diabetes “Cats are one of the most popular pets around the […]

Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic

Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic
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Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic A new clinic has opened at the RVC in Hertfordshire to research the best treatments for treating cat diabetes. Dr Stijn Niessen and his team officially launched a new Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic in the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals in Hertfordshire last November. http://www.rvc.ac.uk/News/PressReleases/pr1311-feline-diabetes-clinic.cfm “Leading researchers at the Royal Veterinary College are busy unravelling the riddle for the best treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats. Cats examined through the new clinic […]