Managing Your Pet's Diabetes by Brook Farm Veterinary Center

Managing Your Pet's Diabetes

Diabetic pets can live full, long lives, especially if the disease is caught early and treated well. This course will help you care for your diabetic pet.

What's included?

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Contents

Introduction
Signs & Symptoms
How Diabetes is Treated
Managing Your Pet's Weight
What You Need to Know
Treating Diabetes at Home
Monitoring Your Pet's Blood Glucose Levels
Giving Your Pet Their Insulin
Preparing the Syringe
4 mins
Giving the Injection
4 mins
Administering Insulin to Dogs
4 mins
Administering Insulin to Cats
4 mins
How to Safely Dispose of Used Sharps
1 min
Where to Dispose Needles
Your Pet's Diet
Collecting Urine on a Male Dog
2 mins
Collecting Urine on a Female Dog
2 mins
Collecting Urine on a Cat
5 mins
Testing Your Cat's Urine
3 mins
How to Test Your Dog's Blood Glucose at Home
3 mins
How to Test Your Cat's Blood Glucose at Home
3 mins
Special Concerns
When to Call the Brook Farm team
Final Thoughts
Resources
Home Care Diary for Dogs
600 KB
Home Care Diary for Cats
664 KB
Blood Glucose Curve Chart
253 KB
Quick Reference Sheet: Giving Insulin to a Dog
4.37 MB
Quick Reference Sheet: Giving Insulin to a Cat
4.36 MB