Diabetes in Dogs

What is canine diabetes? > Related conditions

Dogs can develop other problems—usually after living with diabetes for a year or more. Careful control of blood glucose concentrations will help minimize these complications.

Cataract formation is the most common and important complication of canine diabetes. A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye following prolonged high blood glucose concentrations, leading to blindness. Avoiding high blood glucose concentrations may help prevent or delay the development of cataracts.



Canine Diabetes
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Diabetic dogs seem to develop fewer long-term complications than human diabetics.

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