To find out if our animal is diabetic, it would be necessary to check if it meets the three ‘pes’ of the disease: increased appetite and food intake, although with weight loss; numerous urinations both in frequency and quantity and abundant consumption of water, symptoms that usually remit when diabetes is under control.

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In addition, over time some sick dogs may develop ocular cataracts, an anomaly that can be delayed by applying the appropriate preventive measures, while in the case of cats the risk of suffering from this eye ailment is minimal, but on certain occasions they may present discoloration. Yellowing of the mucous membranes and an abnormal posture when walking, caused by neuropathy.

To cure diabetes in animals, it is important to maintain adequate eating patterns, whether there is insulin resistance or if its production is altered.

Likewise, the animal must be supplied with a correct dose of insulin through the appropriate devices that exist in the market and that allow an easy, simple, fast and safe administration, assure from MSD Animal Health and add that the rates of remission of the disease in the Cats can reach 90%, while in dogs diabetes usually lasts a lifetime.