Clinical Edge, May 1, 2008 - Veterinary Medicine
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Clinical Edge, May 1, 2008
Internal Medicine
Managing diabetes mellitues in dogs: An overview (Sponsored byIntervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health)
By Rebecka S. Hess, DVM, DACVIM
Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease, and managing it is equally complex. Communicating clearly with clients and preparing them for the need to monitor and modify treatment is vital for successfully treating a diabetic dog.
Clinical Edge: Canine diabetes mellitus: Table of contents (Sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health)
By David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM , Rebecka S. Hess, DVM, DACVIM , Thomas Schermerhorn, VMD, DACVIM (SAIM)
Articles on managing and treating canine diabetes mellitus.
Strategies for monitoring diabetes mellitus in dogs (Sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health)
By Thomas Schermerhorn, VMD, DACVIM (SAIM)
Monitoring the effectiveness of therapy is an important part of managing canine diabetes. The time and effort the veterinarian devotes to client education will imporve the client's ability to accurately relate what is observed at home and to monitor the dog according to the veterinarian's instructions—both of which facilitate the veterinarian's ability to assess the long-term efficacy of treatment.

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