Posts tagged "diabetes mellitus"

Diabetic Pets is an Epidemic

Diabetic Pets is an Epidemic
Diabetes in pets is on the rise, some call it an epidemic.¬†According to the Banfield State of Pet Health 2011 Report, since 2006 there’s been a 32 percent increase in canine diabetes, and a 16 percent rise in diabetes in cats. “Likely those numbers are indeed higher, particularly in cats,” says Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, chief... Read more »

Problems with Drug for Diabetes

The following is from the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced February 4, 2011 an anticipated shortage of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension), a product used to treat diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Vetsulin is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and is only available to animals currently enrolled... Read more »
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