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Unfortunately, not every veterinarian is up on the latest Feline or Canine Diabetes treatments, diets, and care. Worse, some of them seem to be actively opposed to [[hometesting blood glucose]] or [[low-carb diet]]s.
 
Unfortunately, not every veterinarian is up on the latest Feline or Canine Diabetes treatments, diets, and care. Worse, some of them seem to be actively opposed to [[hometesting blood glucose]] or [[low-carb diet]]s.
   
To see whether your vet is likely to be a good partner in the ongoing daily care of your diabetic cat or dog, you may want to ask a few questions.
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To see whether your veterinarian is likely to be a good partner in the ongoing daily care of your diabetic cat or dog, you may want to ask a few questions.
   
These links include some good questions to ask your vet:
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These links include some good questions to ask your veterinarian:
   
[http://gorbzilla.com/decisions_decisions.htm How to tell if you're working with a good vet for diabetes]
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*[http://gorbzilla.com/decisions_decisions.htm How to tell if you're working with a good vet for diabetes]
[http://www.felinediabetes.com/phorum5/read.php?8,159706,159727 Some sample questions and good answers]
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*[http://www.petdiabetes.net/questions/questions.html Questions when your pet is diagnosed with diabetes]
[http://www.petdiabetes.org/diabetes_questions.htm Good questions for any vet, with diabetes emphasis]
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*[http://gorbzilla.com/questions_for_your_vet_.htm Questions for your vet after diagnosis]
[http://www.felinediabetes.com/phorum5/read.php?8,164328,164328#msg-164328 A discussion on this topic]
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*[http://www.sugarpet.net/questions.html Questions for a prospective vet]
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*[http://www.felinediabetes.com/phorum5/read.php?8,159706,159727 Some more sample questions and good answers]
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*[http://www.petdiabetes.org/diabetes_questions.htm Good questions for any vet, with diabetes emphasis]
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*[http://www.felinediabetes.com/phorum5/read.php?8,159706,159706#msg-159706 A discussion on this topic]
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*Questions for veterinarians about [[dental procedure]]s, and list of [http://www.avdc.org/dipl-list-table.htm AVDC certified vets]
   
   
 
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Latest revision as of 21:47, March 22, 2006

Unfortunately, not every veterinarian is up on the latest Feline or Canine Diabetes treatments, diets, and care. Worse, some of them seem to be actively opposed to hometesting blood glucose or low-carb diets.

To see whether your veterinarian is likely to be a good partner in the ongoing daily care of your diabetic cat or dog, you may want to ask a few questions.

These links include some good questions to ask your veterinarian:


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