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Vol. 12, Special Issue 11 (2023)

Diabetes mellitus in small animals

Navjot Singh Thakur, Ensha Lomiya MA, Kavitha K and Govind Garg
In both cats and dogs, diabetes mellitus is a prevalent condition. Canine type 1 diabetes is similar to human type 1 diabetes in that it is more prevalent in canines. Research indicates that diabetes in dogs may be influenced by environmental variables, immune-mediated processes, and heredity. In dogs, gestational diabetes also has a variant. Variations in a different breed's vulnerability to diabetes mellitus point to a hereditary basis for the disease's etiology. One of the prevalent endocrinopathies is diabetes mellitus, which is characterised by weight loss, hyperglycemia, and glycosuria. Though the precise mechanism underlying the loss of pancreatic β-cells in diabetes remains unclear. β-cell loss most likely has multiple causes. For cats, basal insulins are the recommended course of action, while for dogs, lente is the preferred insulin.
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How to cite this article:
Navjot Singh Thakur, Ensha Lomiya MA, Kavitha K and Govind Garg. Diabetes mellitus in small animals. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(11S): 955-958.
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