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Glucose Toxicity: What is it & what should I do about it?

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    Feline Diabetes and Glucose Toxicity links

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    Written by julie & punkin (ga)
    Originally posted on February 25, 2012

    A couple of weeks ago i decided to research online to see what exactly is happening inside of the body of a diabetic cat. i was particularly curious about the consequences of high blood sugar.

    Some of this is on humans, but it seems that type 2 diabetes is similar in humans and cats. i'm not a scientist and some of this is really complex but, for most of it, you can get the idea they are trying to convey. I won't try to interpret the articles and people will need to do their own research and draw their own conclusions. I'm just sharing what i found for those who are also interested in the question of "how does this all work."

    Each of the quotes below is just a glimpse at the information the article contains. The links will give you the entire article.

    Diabetes in Pets, Glucose Toxicity http://petdiabetes.wikia.com/wiki/Glucose_toxicity
    Amyloidosis http://petdiabetes.wikia.com/wiki/Amyloidosis
    Pathogenesis of Feline Diabetes Mellitus http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12431815?dopt=abstractplus
    Case Study: Glucose Toxicity, Type 1 or Type 2? http://clinical.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/1/44.full
    Management of New Onset Type 2 Diabetes http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/428857 (You have to register with Medscape -free- to see article on their site, but i've copied it here.)

    Chronic Oxidative Stress as a Central Mechanism for Glucose Toxicity in Pancreatic Islet Beta Cells in Diabetes*http://www.jbc.org/content/279/41/42351.full
    Journal of Biomedical Chemistry

    More related articles from the University of Queensland:
    General Information - Diabetic Cats
    http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/content/ccah/diabetesinfo/link5.pdf
    What Diet Should I Choose and How Should I Manage Problem Cats? (for vets) 2006, modified 2008
    http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/content/ccah/diabetesinfo/article4.pdf

    Which Insulin Do I Choose and How Do I Adjust the Dose? 2006, modified 2008
    http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/content/ccah/diabetesinfo/article5.pdf

    Management of Feline Diabetes: Home Monitoring
    http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/content/ccah/diabetesinfo/homemngmntslides.pdf

    Feline Diabetes Mellitus, by David Church World Congress 2006 http://www.vin.com/proceedings/Proceedings.plx?CID=WSAVA2006&PID=15706&Category=2688&O=Generic



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