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J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 Jan 1;194(1):91-4.

Hypersomatotropism and insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus in a cat.

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Department of Clinical Sciences, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca 14853.

Abstract

In this report, we described the clinical, radiographic, and echocardiographic findings in a cat with hypersomatotropism and insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus. Growth hormone determinations were made because of persistent hyperglycemia despite insulin requirements exceeding 2.2 U/kg of body weight, and the acromegalic features of the cat. Also, the results of a therapeutic trial in which a long-acting analogue of somatostatin was used are discussed.

PMID:
2914804
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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