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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Feline diabetes mellitus-diagnosis and its clinical management: A case report

Author(s):
S Tamizharasan, Vaidehi Pasumarthi, H Vijaya Kumar, S Savitha, M Chandrasekar, D Srinivasan, S Kavitha and S Vairamuthu
Abstract:
A cat aged 9 years old, male, intact was brought Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu District, which was referred by a veterinarian with a history of polydipsia and polyuria and sudden loss of body weight from 11kg to 9kg in one month. On clinical examination, animal appeared to be normal. Random blood glucose (RBG) level was taken and it found to be 395mg/dL. Hematology and serum biochemistry were normal except glucose. Animal was monitored for glucose level using glucometer before and after feeding and tabulated and found to be more than 270mg/dL. Glargine insulin was given as treatment subcutaneously at the dose rate of 0.2mg/kg and glucose level were monitored and found to be reduced to70mg/dL. So, the dose was reduced to 0.1mg/kg and closely monitored. Glucose level of the animal was stabilized and given for one month. Feeding habit was also changed from complete commercial dry food to wet food and increased homemade food. Finally, animal was completely remised from diabetes and maintaining its glucose level without insulin therapy after one month.
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How to cite this article:
S Tamizharasan, Vaidehi Pasumarthi, H Vijaya Kumar, S Savitha, M Chandrasekar, D Srinivasan, S Kavitha and S Vairamuthu. Feline diabetes mellitus-diagnosis and its clinical management: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 1423-1425.

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