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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