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Diabetes mellitus in cats
  1. Martha Cannon


Diabetes mellitus is commonly diagnosed in cats, but with early recognition and treatment, it is a potentially reversible condition. This article describes the principles of management of diabetes in cats, emphasising the importance of diet and insulin treatment in achieving good glycaemic control. The role of owners in monitoring their cat’s blood glucose levels is discussed, as is the management of more complex cases of feline diabetes.

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