Some notes on SENVELGO an ‘effective glycemic control’ of cats diagnosed with diabetes not on insulin

Senvelgo may assist caregivers of cats who have been newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus and not on insulin

In 2020, it was estimated that 1 in every 300 dogs and 1 in 230 cats would develop diabetes during their lifetime. Additionally, a report published in 2016 suggested an upward trend in the disease, rising 80% in dogs and 18% in cats over a ten-year period. Patterson Veterinary concerning pet cats and dogs in the …

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How it took me 8 years to become slender with health benefits

8-year weight loss program

This article is indirectly about cats so please don’t think that it is not. It’s looking at the subject of domestic cats obliquely but it is just as relevant because there is a link between obese people and obese cats. The problem runs in parallel because people normalise obesity and don’t recognise it either …

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Infographic on underlying causes of bad breath (halitosis) in cats

Halitosis in cats possible problems

How do these 7 conditions cause bad breath? Here are the explanations. Kidney disease In one study, bad breath was noticed 1.2 years before recognition of chronic kidney disease by veterinarians. It would seem to be an early symptom which can be added to weight loss, decreased appetite and excessive drinking. It’s interesting to …

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How common is diabetes in cats? It varies depending on where you are.

Diabetics are more prone to infection

Cats with diabetes most commonly suffer from the Type II form (80-90%) which occurs when glucose levels are high because cells in the body do not respond appropriately to insulin and when the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin to manage blood sugar levels. So how common is diabetes in domestic gas? The …

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Why are Burmese cats 5 times more likely than other breeds to develop Type II diabetes?

Dream a Burmese cat

I endeavour to answer the question as to why Burmese cats are 5 times more likely than other breeds to develop Type II diabetes? The general view is that Burmese cats are about 5 times more likely than other cat breeds to develop Type II diabetes (diabetes mellitus). One study says that the predisposition …

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