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Old 01-12-2019, 05:42 PM
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Default Re: Athena. Newly DX: Diabetes

Thatís kinda crazy. Dogs are type 1 diabetics, meaning their pancreas no longer produces insulin. They are completely dependent on injected insulin. Their lives depend on it.

Some diabetic dogs can experience a honeymooning period where their body produces some insulin, but this is usually a temporary thing.
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