Monday, December 24, 2007

Diabetes Rising In Pets

As with people, the incidence of diabetes in cats and dogs is increasing. Not so much of a problem in decades past, diabetes now affects as many as one in 50 of the animals, some statistics show, especially pudgy pets.

Veterinarians say that while obesity clearly is linked to diabetes in pets, it appears to contribute to the disease differently in cats and dogs.

The good news is that obesity is preventable and reversible, and oftentimes so is the diabetes.

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