Useful information in the management of diabetes at animals

  • Use exclusively WellionVet blood glucose meters which are specially developed and calibrated for animals.
  • Test the blood glucose of your pet regularely according to the advice of your veterinarian.
  • Note the blood glucose results, the amount of food, the dose of insulin and the testing time in the Wellion logbook.
  • Inform your veterinarian if the test result is outside the range given by the veterinarian.
  • If the tested blood glucose is below 70 mg/dl (3,9 mmol/l), test again to detect an upcoming hypoglycemia. You can treat hypoglycemia quickly by administration of Invertsugar Syrup.
  • Feed only the amounts of food recommended by the veterinarian.
  • Inform your veterinarian when you are aware of a change in behaviour of your pet.

What to avoid?

  • Do not use blood glucose meters which are calibrated for humans.
  • Do not reduce or increase the amount of food without consulting your veterinarian first
  • Do not inject insulin which was not stored appropriately
  • Do not change the dose of insulin without consulting your veterinarian first
  • If your pet does not eat or vomits contact your veteriarian immediately

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