K9diabetes.com for dogs with diabetes


Links to Information on Managing Your Dog's Diabetes and Related Problems

From here you can navigate to any of this website's pages, as well as to dozens of other sites about canine diabetes and associated conditions. This page is updated periodically.



Diabetes in Dogs

Other Conditions and Information


Diabetes in Dogs

K9diabetes.com: What is regulated?
K9diabetes.com: Insulin and Food
K9diabetes.com: Treatment
K9diabetes.com: Stories of dogs living with diabetes
K9diabetes.com Forum

Dr. Mark Peterson's blog articles on diabetes in dogs and cats

Dogs with Diabetes Wiki

DVM360 Dr. Audrey Cook, Texas A&M: Excellent article on treating diabetes; support for home testing, curves

ADWDiabetes Pet diabetes articles by Dr. Joi Sutton

Merck Veterinary Manual Diabetes

Veterinary Partner Diabetes

Intervet Vetsulin/Caninsulin information for veterinarians

Intervet Vetsulin/Caninsulin information for owners

DVM360 Endocrinology Section regarding diabetes and more

WSAVA 2001 Proceedings Treatment Options for Diabetes

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References for Human Diabetics

Dr. Hanas Diabetes Guide (PDF)

On Humans How Blood Glucose Control Fails

LillyDiabetes.com Main page

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Dog Diabetes Wiki NPH / Insulatard

Vetsulin/Caninsulin by Intervet: Detailed Information

DiabetesNet.com Lantus/Glargine

BD Insulin Performance Categories

Lilly Chart of Insulin Activity Profiles

Drs. Foster & Smith Insulin Information Sheet

Dr. Greco How to Change Insulins (PDF) (May require registration to view)

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Complications – Ketones

Dogs with Diabetes Wiki ketones and Ketoacidosis

VeterinaryPartner.com  Ketoacidosis Treatment

Veterinary Endocrinology Blog  Treating  Ketoacidosis with Analog Insulins

Upstate Animal Medical Center (New York)  Treating  Ketoacidosis

NAVC Clinician's Brief Ketoacidosis diagnostic/treatment tree (member login required)

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Petdiabetes.org Signs and Treament for Hypoglycemia

Dogs with Diabetes Wiki Hypoglycemia

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Complications – Cataracts

Veterinary Partner Cataracts in Diabetic Dogs

Animal Eye Care Cataracts in Dogs

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Difficult to Regulate Dogs

Veterinary Partner Hard to regulate diabetic pets

WSAVA 2003 Proceedings Unstable Diabetics - Solving the Problems

K9diabetes.com Honeymooning in recently diagnosed diabetic dogs

Petdiabetes.org Rebound (Somogyi Effect)

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Blood Glucose Testing

K9diabetes.com Videos and picture tutorials of home blood glucose testing

K9diabetes.com Monitoring

AlphaTrak Techniques for testing blood sugar. Unfortunately, this information has become generic and not very helpful but does confirm the body areas that can be used to test.

Canadian Vet. Journal Study on Owner Perceptions of Home Blood Glucose Testing, 2005

WSAVA 2002 Experiences with Blood Glucose Home Monitoring by Owners, C.E. Reusch, U. Zurich

Meters: OneTouch Ultra
Meters: AlphaTrak Meter - Abbott page
Meters: Bayer Contour and other Meters
Meters: Abbott meters - Freestyle, Optium, Precision
Meters:Precision Xtra
Meters: Accuchek

Petdiabetes.org Sample curves for food and insulin

FDA Glucose Meters and Diabetes Management

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Urine Testing

Petdiabetes.org Urine glucose testing

Wikipedia Urine Multi-Test Strips because other links constantly change

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Syringes and Injections

K9diabetes.com Answer Forum Insulin, Syringes, Injections

WSU Vet School Diabetes treatment, includes many images on filling a syringe (Scroll down; sometimes the menu moves the text to lower on the page)

K9diabetes.com Videos on the YouTube Channel of dogs getting their insulin injections

PostCare Diabetes Center Tutorial on mixing two insulins in one syringe

Felinediabetes.com U-40 / U-100 Insulin Syringe Conversion

Dogs with Diabetes Wiki U40/U100 Insulin Syringe Conversion

Veterinary Partner Insulin Administration Guide

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Unit Conversions

Page that converts units between mmol/L and mg/dL

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Fructosamine Testing

Healthy Info.com Approx. translation of fructosamine values into blood glucose levels


Cataracts and Ophthalmology

Veterinary Partner Cataracts in Diabetic Dogs

Wikipedia Slow healing (refractory/indolent ) Corneal Ulcers

Animal Eye Care Cataracts in Dogs

Merck Veterinary Manual Glaucoma

Merck Veterinary Manual Lens

American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)

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Neurological Disorders

DVM360 Neurology section

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Cushings and Addison’s Disease

VCA Animal Hospitals Cushing's disease testing

Dr. Peterson, Endocrinologist, on the challenges of diagnosing Cushing's in a dog with diabetes

Petdiabetes.org on diagnosing Cushing's vs. Diabetes

K9cushings.com Cushings forum with support and links to articles on Cushings

Yahoo Group Cushing's in Dogs

DVM360 Endocrinology Section regarding diabetes and more

WSU Vet School Addison’s Disease

Yahoo Group Addison's Disease in Dogs

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Liver Disease

WSAVA 2001 Liver Disease

About.com Veterinary Bile Acid Test of Liver Function

NAVC Clinician's Brief, Drs. Webster & Cooper Diagnostic Use of Bile Acid Test (Available as PDF, may have to register to view)

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Pancreatitis and Gastrointestinal

WSAVA 2002 Proceedings Pancreatitis

Texas A&M GI Lab Tests availabe for GI function

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Reading Lab Test Results

WSU Vet School What Do Those Lab Tests Mean?

PetPlace.com Understanding Blood Work for Dogs

PetPlace.com Understanding a Complete CBC Count for Dogs

PetEducation.com Understanding urinalysis results

LabTestsOnline.org Understanding the Lipase Test

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Drugs.com Veterinary drug database

Veterinary Partner.com Canine Pet Pharmacy

PetPlace.com Prescription Drugs

DVM360, Dr. Carlo Vitalli Proper use of Corticosteroids

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Financial Assistance for Veterinary Expenses

Care Credit assistance with veterinary care

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ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, Toxic Plants

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