Latest Diabetes in cats and dogs Stories

2011-12-12 08:00:00

QuickMedical®, a leader in medical supply and equipment distribution, announced today the launch of Medicool diabetes products designed to aid home users and the visually impaired. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 According to QuickMedical, Medicool provides unique products made to the highest quality standards. Insulin aids by Medicool are designed to help in measuring and administering insulin doses, and are Ideal for the home user in maintaining independence in their diabetes...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

A research team headed by Nadja Affenzeller of the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria has discovered a solution to the problem by proving that a blood glucose monitoring system for humans can be successfully used with dogs as well as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 Blood Sugar Monitoring System Successful in Dogs: Diabetes treatments are mostly developed for humans, but many people aren't aware that animals can have the disease as well....

2011-05-26 08:35:00

Unexpected increases in blood sugar levels may be caused by the combination use of an anti-depressant medication and a cholesterol lowering drug, according to researchers. A study conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School discovered that the antidepressant drug marketed as Paxil, when taken together with Pravachol, a cholesterol-lowering medication, resulted in a spike in blood glucose level, even though the similar side effect...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

A recent study by Banfield Pet Hospital shows a large increase in diabetes in pets and Trupanion pet insurance provides supportive evidence after a review of recent claims. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 A recent study of 2.1 million dogs and 450,000 cats by Banfield Pet Hospital, titled "State of Pet Health 2011 Report", showed a 32% increase in diabetes in dogs and a 16% increase of the disease in cats. Trupanion, the nation's fastest-growing pet insurance provider, saw a whopping 106%...

2010-11-10 10:44:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes isn't just a human disease. This November - American Diabetes Month® - pet owners should know that the feline members of their families could suffer from the condition, too. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form in the United States and occurs in both cats and people. Feline diabetes, a treatable and manageable disease on the rise, affects approximately one in 200 cats nationwide. "Similar to humans, obesity...

2010-11-04 15:25:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Boehringer Ingelheim at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=995a7583-cbf4-410c-b06d-ddd38ac8a12c Feline diabetes is on the rise, and one in every 200 cats is currently diagnosed. Discovering your cat has diabetes can seem overwhelming; especially since there is no cure. However, the good news is that with proper attention and a healthy diet your cat can live a normal life. Available Content: TV and Radio...

2009-10-07 17:32:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You might watch your daily calorie intake or glance over nutritional information on food packages, but do you do the same for your pet? Dr. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences at Kansas State University, said there are several guidelines to follow when feeding your pet to ensure that it maintains good health. Just like human food packages, many cat and dog food packages contain nutritional...

2008-08-31 15:00:43

Q. One of our cats is nearly 15 pounds. We try to keep him on a strict diet, but he doesn't seem to be losing weight. We're afraid he'll become diabetic. What should we do? Overweight pets are one of the most common and challenging issues facing veterinary medicine. Getting a single cat to lose weight in a multi-cat household can be even more difficult due to feeding logistics and the potential need for separate diets. One of the first steps to addressing weight loss in an overweight pet is...

2008-07-06 01:00:00

By Lydia Gehring Obesity ... We all complain about it, but very few of us like to do anything about it. The endless diet options, television ads for the latest weight loss pills, the newest fitness machines, and even pulsating belly bands that claim to shed the pounds. Obesity is an epidemic in our American culture. But it's not just in people. Our pets are also suffering from the effects of obesity. The American pet owner is literally killing their pet with kindness. Who would ever have...

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