Diabetes in Dogs

Managing diabetes > Monitoring

Monitoring your dog’s blood glucose concentration is an important part of diabetes management. Because each diabetic pet is different, your veterinarian will need to help you determine which monitoring device—such as urine glucose (and ketone) test strips or blood glucose meters—will work best for you and your dog.

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

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