Treatment of diabetes mellitus is likely
to succeed only if the pet owner understands all aspects of its
management. Investment of sufficient time in a careful explanation
of all of the aspects of the therapy is strongly recommended.
Insulin forms one of the cornerstones of the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Management of other factors such as diet and lifestyle (including exercise) also influences glycemic control.
You can download a program to calculate dose rates and plot blood glucose curves.
Treatment of diabetes mellitus can be divided into:
The goal of treatment of diabetes mellitus is to minimize:
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