An individual approach to feline diabetes care: a case report and literature review

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Insulin 1 endocrinologydiseasesdrugs
diabetes mellitus 3 endocrinologydiseases
hyperglycemia 5 endocrinologydiseases
hypoglycemia 6 endocrinologydiseases
methylprednisolone 2 endocrinologydiseasesdrugs

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Insulin 2272 [[13]–[15]], and remission may be achieved in cats that have ketoacidosis at presentation [[16]]. Insulin and diet are the mainstays of therapy. It is reported that the remission rate is higher on glargine
methylprednisolone 3929 five times over the next 6 years until at 11 years of age the cat received a single injection of methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol 20 mg i.m.) and, within 5 days, was observed to have polydipsia and polyuria. Home urinalysis
methylprednisolone 4942 Animal Health), starting with 1 unit q12 h, started immediately (on day seven after the injection of methylprednisolone ). Capillary blood monitoring from the pinna of the ear was commenced using a blood glucose meter calibrated
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diabetes mellitus 385 /2016AbstractBackgroundAchieving insulin independence is emerging as a realistic therapeutic goal in the management of feline diabetes mellitus .Case presentationThe management of an 11-year-old spayed female Burmese cat presenting with diabetes
diabetes mellitus 495 mellitus.Case presentationThe management of an 11-year-old spayed female Burmese cat presenting with diabetes mellitus after corticosteroid administration is described. Remission was achieved after the frequency of insulin
diabetes mellitus 1132 to achieve glycemic control and used as an alternative to a longer-acting insulin.BackgroundFeline diabetes mellitus is characterised by insulin resistance and impaired insulin secretion, and its prevalence is increasing,
hyperglycemia 4433 significant abnormalities detected on physical examination. Routine serum biochemistry revealed marked hyperglycemia (blood glucose concentration 29.8 mmol/L (reference range 3.9–8.8) and increased fructosamine concentrations
hyperglycemia 7097 reason and, concerned that the chance of β cell recovery was diminishing with increasing duration of hyperglycemia , on day 47 a decision was made to increase the frequency of glargine injections to 8-hourly, with a
hyperglycemia 7928 blood glucose value of <2.8 mmol/L had been recorded, the owner-physician interpreted the relative hyperglycemia during this period to represent rebound hyperglycaemia, and continued to taper the dose of insulin.
hyperglycemia 10813 and in some cats, the duration of action is longer than for glargine [[20]]. The phase of relative hyperglycemia observed in this case report was interpreted by the owner as representing a significant counter-regulatory
hyperglycemia 11631 is a well-documented risk factor for feline diabetes and may well have contributed to the onset of hyperglycemia by decreasing insulin sensitivity in this case. Cats treated with corticosteroid in the 6 months prior
hypoglycemia 934 and, with intensive home monitoring, more frequent insulin treatment may lead to remission without hypoglycemia . More frequent insulin injections than recommended in the literature may be necessary to achieve glycemic
hypoglycemia 3131 glycemic control quickly [[22]] and, without intensive monitoring, high insulin doses increase the risk of hypoglycemia . We present a case of an 11-year old spayed Burmese cat that presented with diabetes after steroid treatment
hypoglycemia 3468 twice-daily treatment with either insulin lente or glargine, with the total dose limited by the risk of hypoglycemia . A more frequent insulin regimen using glargine was used successfully.Case presentationA five-year-old
hypoglycemia 6972 again limiting the total daily dose of insulin that could be delivered without an unacceptable risk of hypoglycemia . For this reason and, concerned that the chance of β cell recovery was diminishing with increasing
hypoglycemia 10301 diabetes [[24]] and is associated with larger doses of insulin [[25]]. It is possible that the risk of hypoglycemia could be avoided by dividing the insulin dosage and administering at more frequent intervals. Alternatively
hypoglycemia 10978 owner as representing a significant counter-regulatory response, even in the absence of documented hypoglycemia , and responded by reducing the insulin dose. In retrospect, looking at the pattern of blood glucose

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