Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrine diseases in the dog. After diagnosis, it is necessary to start an insulin treatment and an appropriate dietetic management, in order to control blood glucose levels and consequently the clinical signs. The insulin requirements are affected by several factors. It is recommended to start insulin therapy with a low dose that has to be subsequently gradually increased on the basis of frequent re-evaluations. In the present review we illustrate the main therapeutic aspects and monitoring methods of canine diabetes mellitus.

Il diabete mellito nel cane: Terapia e monitoraggio

Del Baldo
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
;
Fracassi f.
Writing – Review & Editing
2017

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrine diseases in the dog. After diagnosis, it is necessary to start an insulin treatment and an appropriate dietetic management, in order to control blood glucose levels and consequently the clinical signs. The insulin requirements are affected by several factors. It is recommended to start insulin therapy with a low dose that has to be subsequently gradually increased on the basis of frequent re-evaluations. In the present review we illustrate the main therapeutic aspects and monitoring methods of canine diabetes mellitus.
Del Baldo, F., Fracassi f.
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