What is the feline diabetes somogyi insulin effect?

Answer The Somogyi effect occurs when a high dose of insulin is given to a diabetic cat, causing the blood glucose to drop (hypoglycemia). This results in the release of multiple hormones, namely glucagon... Read More »

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Feline Diabetes & Glargine Insulin?

Many cats develop diabetes. Diabetes provides many challengers for cat owners because of finances and the constant care the cat needs. A new treatment helps cats with diabetes. Glargine insulin, al... Read More »

DIABETES - I am an insulin dep. diabetic going on holiday on Monday should I store my spare insulin in suitcas?

Never put your medications, even the spares, in your checked baggage. Medications need to be hand carried to ensure that you have access to it at all times. If you contaminated you primary insulin... Read More »

Feline Diabetes & Corticosteroids?

If your cat suffers from diabetes and is prescribed corticosteroids for inflammation, you should monitor her carefully during and after the course of her treatment, as steroids may counter the effe... Read More »

Reversing Feline Diabetes?

Feline diabetes is very similar to human diabetes, as it is a result of insulin deficiency. Some cats will have to deal with active diabetes for their whole lives, while some respond very well to t... Read More »