How it Works
A1c Lab Test Results
Test Results are mailed, emailed and available by entering in your code below located on the TRF retained for your records.
- Many pets have subclinical diabetes only identified by A1c.
- Glucose seepage occurs into the urine when it reaches 200mg/dl in dogs and 250 in cats.
- Steroids and progestins can cause DM.
Feline Diabetes Facts
- Stress hyperglycemia can lead to false diagnosis especially in cats.
- Cats get diabetes because of a loss in function of the beta cells resulting in insulin resistance, islet amyloidosis or chronic lymphoplasmacytic pancreatitis.
- Burmese cats are more susceptible.
Canine Diabetes Facts
- Dogs have a rapid and progressive onset of diabetes when they get it.
- Intact females may be transiently diabetic due to the insulin resistance effects of the diestrus phase.
- Breeds of dogs genetically susceptible: Australian Terriers, Beagles, Samoyeds, Keeshonden.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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There are several things than can cause a cat to be predisposed to developing diabetes:
Breed – Burmese cats have a genetic predisposition
Gender – males are twice as likely to develop diabetes as female cats
Age – cats over ten have a higher chance of contracting the disease
Other diseases – pancreatitis, hyperthyroidism, and Cushing’s disease all increase the risk
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