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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 »

STOP Using Vetsulin On Diabetic Pets: Contact Your Veterinarian

According to the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, consult your veterinarian before using Vetsulin until further notice. A problem with the insulin product may cause instability, which may be dangerous, creating unpredictable fluctuations in glucose levels in diabetic patients. Vetsulin is the most common insulin product used for diabetic dogs, and it’s also used for... Read more »