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Doctoral Degree
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13 yr old indoor cat. Tested positive for diabetes on may 24. Excess eat, drink pee symptoms. Diagnosed with Urinalysis and blood test. Using home test/ear prick at vet BG 397. Now on week 4 of lantus… read more
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My 12 year old male cat was diagnosed with diabetes last Wednesday.
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My cat has recently been diagnosed with diabetes. My vet prescribed
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My cats glucose is 256. I gave him 1.5 units at11:30am. His
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My 12 year old Maine Coon has just been diagnosed with High
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HI there. My kitty Simba has been diagnosed with diabetes
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Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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My cats blood sugar is not within normal range-the drs @ the
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Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
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Doctoral Degree
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My fourteen year old cat has just been diagnosed with diabetes. Will he gain the weight back that he lost, and when will he stop being so ravenous about his food which has only been lately? He is on 5… read more
Dr. Bruce
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Doctoral Degree
1,220 satisfied customers
Our cat was diagnosed with diabetes 3 mos ago. Our Vet has been steadily increasing his i
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Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat had extreme thirst and high glucose 500 yesterday morning.
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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our cat is diabetic and receives 2 units of insulin a day.
our cat is diabetic and receives 2 units of insulin a day. morning and night. my husband gave him his shot and me not knowing did the same. is this going to be a problem that he has had a double dose?… read more
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Our 15 year old diabetic cat is acting disoriented. This happened
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat is diabetic. She is 13 yrs old and has been diagnosed
My cat is diabetic. She is 13 yrs old and has been diagnosed as diabetic and been on insulin for 3 years. My current vet has increased her insulin gradually by one unit a month for the past few onths.… read more
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My cat is 13 yrs old and type 1 insulin dependent. He has been
My cat is 13 yrs old and type 1 insulin dependent. He has been on PZI insulin 2 Units (40 U syringe) twice a day for 2 years. PZI will be discontinued. Any info on Lantus (once a day) for feline use? … read more
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