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Dogs, Diet, and Disease: An Owner’s Guide to Diabetes Mellitus, Pancreatitis, Cushing’s Disease, & More by Caroline D. Levin, RN (Oregon City, OR: Lantern Publications, 2006).
The chapter on treating diabetes has detailed instructions and photographs to help you give insulin shots and test your dog’s blood glucose levels, an in-depth discussion of insulins, and hints for dealing with problems.
InterVetThis company manufactures the only insulin approved for use in dogs.
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
The ACVIM website allows you to search for an internal medicine veterinary specialist near you.
The Pet Health Library: Diabetes Resource CenterArticles on various diabetes-related topics (type in “diabetes” in the search box); this site is run by veterinarians and covers health topics related to many kinds of pets.
Pet DiabetesCanine Diabetes Information on diabetes and diabetes care, personal stories, mailing lists, and support for owners of pets with diabetes.
The Diabetes Monitor
Includes a long list of links to websites dealing with pet diabetes.
Pet ProtectProvides free tags for pets with medical conditions, including diabetes.
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