Diabetes in Cats

Managing diabetes

Your cat has been diagnosed with diabetes, so now it’s time to learn how to care for your diabetic pet. The goal in managing diabetes is to keep glucose concentrations regulated, avoiding spikes and drops, and to reduce or eliminate the signs of diabetes, such as excessive thirst and urination. Although diabetes can’t be cured, the condition can be successfully managed with daily insulin injections and changes in diet. And successful diabetes management means your cat can lead a happy, healthy, and active life.

A diabetes diagnosis is considered definite when glucose is found at a persistently high concentration in blood and in urine.

Feline Diabetes
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Pets whose diabetes is under control have normal thirst and urination, normal appetite, stable weight, and normal activity levels, and are less likely to develop complications of diabetes.

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