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Diabetes mellitus Owner Factsheet

Diabetes is a relatively common disease in older people and is being recognised more frequently in older pets. If untreated the disease has serious effects and will ultimately result in the death of your pet. The good news is that the majority of diabetic animals can now be treated and may live normal, happy lives if you are prepared to invest time and money in their care.

What is diabetes?

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How would I know if my dog has diabetes?

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Why does my dog have diabetes?

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Can diabetes be treated?

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Why do diabetic dogs need injections?

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I can't give my dog injections - what can I do?

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Why do I have to collect urine samples from my dog?

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Does my vet need to keep seeing my dog?

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Will my dog be unwell while he is being treated for diabetes?

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