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Diabetes In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can affect dogs and cats and other animals (including apes, pigs, and horses) as well as humans. Although diabetes can’t be cured, it can be managed very successfully. Diabetes mellitus, or “sugar diabetes,” is the type of diabetes seen most often in dogs. It is a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to how the body converts food to energy. To understand what diabetes is, it helps to understand some of this process. The conversion of food nutrients into energy to power the body’s cells involves an ongoing interplay of two things: • Glucose: essential fuel for the body’s cells. When food is digested, the body breaks down some of the nutrients into glucose, a type of sugar that is a vital source of energy for certain body cells and organs. The glucose is absorbed from the intestines into the blood, which then transports the glucose throughout the body. • Insulin: in charge of fuel delivery. Meanwhile, an important organ next to the stomach called the pancreas releases the hormone insulin into the body. Insulin acts as a “gatekeeper” that tells cells to grab glucose and other nutrients out of the bloodstream and use them as fuel. Continue reading >>

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  1. VeronnyBunny

    Can you get rid of type 2 diabetes?

    Hello, I had a question please.:) my nutritionist told me that you can get rid of type 2 diabetes with hard work, eating right and excercise because she has seen people do it. On the other hand, I have heard people say that you cant get rid of it and there is no cure, just that you can control it. Does anyone know for sure? Thank you!!!:)

  2. Anonymous

    What happens exactly if you have diabetes ? What are the major bad things that come with having it

  3. Scared ****less

    Oh there's a bunch of us now my dr said he's heard from other drs its happening more i mean reversed diabetes who knows the disease might be geting weaker. Who knows what lies in the future But thing im doing I will always watch my diet and check my glucose

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