How Sweet It Is: Chronic Management of Feline Diabetes Mellitus (1353)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Endocrinology
Saturday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||303

 

Speaker(s)

Laura Nafe DVM, MS
Oklahoma State University

Laura Nafe obtained her DVM from the University of Missouri in 2009. She then went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina State University before completing a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Missouri in 2013. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Oklahoma State University. Her clinical and research interests include respiratory disease and immune-mediated disease.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1

Description

Management of feline diabetes mellitus can be challenging and frustrating for both the veterinarian and pet owner. This talk will focus on management strategies and consideration of concurrent diseases. Treatment discussion will primarily be related to insulin therapy and dietary concerns.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the most up-to-date management strategies for feline diabetes mellitus

2. Understand basic differences between various long-acting insulins available

3. Understand the importance of concurrent diseases in patients with diabetes mellitus and the impact on successful management

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