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Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 1999;141(8):367-71.

[Case presentation from small animal medicine. Diabetes mellitus in a cat].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Klinik für Kleintiermedizin, Universität Zürich.


This case report is about a 9 year old female spayed domestic shorthair cat with a previously diagnosed diabetes mellitus. After an insulin treatment for a short period of time, the cat was given an oral hypoglycemic agent. Four years after initiating therapy the cat was presented with diabetic ketoacidosis. Various aspects of the etiology, pathophysiology and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis are discussed.

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