Posts Tagged ‘Diabetes’

The Hazards of Obesity

Posted by admin on April 3rd, 2012 under Diet, Health ConcernsTags: , , , , ,  • Comments Off

  Human obesity has been an issue that has been on the rise for years and now it seems that pets are along for the ride.  More than half of the dogs and cats in the United States are considered to be obese. Much like in humans, obesity can affect the heart and lungs by […]

November is American Diabetes Month

Posted by admin on November 1st, 2011 under Community Updates, Health ConcernsTags: , , , , , ,  • Comments Off

Based on a statistic from the American Diabetes Association, a person is diagnosed with diabetes every 17 seconds.  While the statistics are not as staggering for our pets, diabetes is still a very real threat.  Dogs and cats both commonly face the challenges associated with diabetes.  A medical condition that typically begins in middle aged […]

Feline Diabetes Mellitus – What to watch for in your four legged best friend

Posted by admin on November 11th, 2010 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , ,  • Comments Off

Diabetes, an all too common condition affecting people and the pets is continuing to rise.  Cats are no stranger to this disease and based on estimates from www.pets.webmd.com approximately 1 in every 400 cats is diagnosed with one of the three forms of diabetes that occurs in our feline friends.  Diabetes mellitus is an endocrine […]

Nothing Sweet About It – The Truth About Canine Diabetes Mellitus

Posted by admin on November 10th, 2010 under Health ConcernsTags: , , , , ,  • Comments Off

Diabetes is on the rise in the canine population much in the same way it is for humans.  Diabetes mellitus is a common disease that can affect any breed of dog.  An endocrine disorder in which the body fails to produce an adequate amount of the hormone insulin in order to balance glucose levels within […]

November is American Diabetes Month

Posted by admin on November 9th, 2010 under Community Updates, Health ConcernsTags: , ,  • Comments Off

Diabetes is a disease plaguing people and their pets worldwide.  Riddled with serious complications this disease affects more than 23 million people living in the Unites States alone.  The American Diabetes Association takes time every November to raise awareness and encourage people to join the fight to stop diabetes.  With millions of Americans at risk […]