Pets with Diabetes



Pets with Diabetes

Sometimes man's best friend can end up with diabetes – and so can their feline counterparts. Make sure you have the facts about pets with diabetes! Check out these resources to learn the symptoms to watch out for and some diabetes treatment options to keep your furry buddies happy and healthy.

Pets with Diabetes
dLife looks at the obesity epidemic in the animal population and the rising incidence of diabetes in pets.

Dealing with Diabetes in Pets
Nicole Johnson speaks with Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, about diagnosing and treating diabetes in pets.

Caring For Furry Friends
Looking for some tips on diagnosing, and treating, your pet with diabetes? Check out this slideshow for helpful hints!

A Good Dog
Our own Diabetes Dad, Tom Karlya, share the story of how their family dog helped comfort his daughter with diabetes.

The Diabetes Whisperer
dLife columnist Kathy Weinheimer writes about how she needs a "diabetes whisperer" – like the dogs have - to help her get back on track.

Last Modified Date: July 10, 2013

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by Brenda Bell
Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...
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