Managing Diabetes Mellitus in dogs and cats

Veterinary science has rapidly developed in recent years, allowing us to better understand diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats.

Diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats

Diabetes mellitus is a common endocrine disease of dogs and cats. Diabetes is caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin.

Management of canine and feline diabetes

Insulin therapy is the cornerstone of managing canine diabetes. Find information on establishing a complete management regime to suit both animals and their owners.

Download a program to calculate dose rates and plot blood glucose curves.

Caninsulin® -
Veterinary Insulin

Caninsulin, an intermediate-acting insulin, contains porcine insulin. Caninsulin is indicated in the treatment of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats.

This web site provides in-depth knowledge on the disease, and serves as a reference for Caninsulin®, MSD Animal Health's veterinary insulin.

This website is a resource for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses. If you are an owner of a diabetic pet or simply would like further information regarding diabetes in pets, please click the below link.
www.diabeticpets.co.uk

The veterinary surgeon's role

Canine and feline diabetes can be managed successfully and easily with correct diagnosis and treatment, which includes insulin therapy.

Client education and good communication between the veterinary surgeon and pet owners is vital.

Caninsulin VetPen®

VetPen

Introducing VetPen the first veterinary insulin pen and a breakthrough in pet diabetes management. Read more.

The pet owner's role

Pet owners play a crucial role in the successful management of diabetes mellitus in their pets.

Your attitude to diabetes will largely determine the pet owner's motivation and compliance with treatment.

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Canine and feline diabetes can be managed successfully with correct diagnosis and treatment, which includes insulin therapy.