Management of DM requires the commitment and coordinated efforts of the veterinary healthcare team and the pet-owner client. For this reason, proactive client education is an essential component of a DM treatment plan.
References for the 2018 AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a treatable condition that requires a committed effort by veterinarian and client.
The mainstay of treatment for clinical DM in dogs and cats is insulin along with dietary modification.
Treatment of clinical DM in the dog always requires exogenous insulin therapy.
The Diabetes Guidelines Task Force dosage recommendations for the majority of feline diabetes cases.
There’s no question: Managing diabetes in pets requires a high level of commitment.
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common disease encountered in canine and feline medicine. The 2018 AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats revise and update earlier guidelines published in 2010.