All articles tagged ‘diabetes’


Eukanuba Restricted Calorie Formula »

Dietary Recommendation This diet can be used if your pet has excess weight and needs to lose weight. Excess weight can lead to other health issues such as joint pain, diabetes, heart problems and surgery complications. Restricted Calorie Diet is only available through your veterinarian and should be the sole source of food unless indicated […]

Diabetes in Cats »

What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a disease in which your pet’s pancreas can no longer produce enough of the hormone insulin. What does insulin do? Every time your pet eats a meal, glucose is absorbed from the intestines and enters the bloodstream. Glucose (sugar) is the essential fuel of the body’s cells and is […]

Blood Testing in Geriatric Animals »

Why does my pet need blood tests? Even though your pet may appear to be in good health from the outside, we are often not able to tell what is happening inside from just a physical examination. Just as in humans, as an animal ages, their organ function deteriorates. Older animals are more likely to […]