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Potential Diabetes in Cats
Potential diabetes mellitus, defined as impaired insulin synthesis and/or decreased sensitivity of tissue receptors to the effects of insulin, results in an increased blood glucose concentration that does not exceed the renal threshold.
Intact females may exhibit potential diabetes mellitus during diestrus. The elevated progesterone level is antagonistic to the action of insulin. At this stage, the problem may still be reversible by ovariohysterectomy, thus eliminating the progesterone source.
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Important Safety Information:
Vetsulin® should not be used in dogs known to have a systemic allergy to pork or pork products. Vetsulin is contraindicated during periods of hypoglycemia. Keep out of reach of children. As with all insulin products, careful patient monitoring for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia is essential to attain and maintain adequate glycemic control and prevent associated complications. Overdosage can result in profound hypoglycemia and death. The safety and effectiveness of Vetsulin in puppies, breeding, pregnant, and lactating dogs has not been evaluated. See package insert for full information regarding contraindications, warnings, and precautions.
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