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Abstract

Blood glucose curve is one the most important test that needs to be considered when dealing with a diabetic patient. The test holds a few key points that still impose difficulties when interpreted. An accurate interpretation of a blood glucose curve helps clinicians to establish an appropriate...

Author(s)
Rosca, M.; Hritcu, L. D.; Solcan, G.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicina Veterinara "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Medicină Veterinară, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, 2013, 56, 3/4, pp 392-398
Abstract

Intravenous glucose tolerance tests (IVGTTs) are used in cats and other species to assess insulin sensitivity. Several dosages have been reported but the dosage that maximally stimulates insulin secretion in cats has not been determined nor has it been compared in lean and obese animals. IVGTTs...

Author(s)
Hoenig, M.; Alexander, S.; Holson, J.; Ferguson, D. C.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2002, 16, 5, pp 529-532
Abstract

Establishing adequate glycaemic control in diabetic dogs and cats with insulin is difficult. Usually, serial blood glucose concentration curves based on a number of blood glucose measurements are used to adjust insulin therapy. However, glycaemic excursions such as nightly hypoglycaemia are often...

Author(s)
Switzer, E.; Nolte, I.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2003, 31, 6, pp 373-376