Insulin and Injections for Diabetic Cats

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Giving your cat an injection of insulin can be a simple, painless procedure - for both of you! The right medication is vital to regulate your cat properly.

Starting Treatment with Insulin
A brief introduction to beginning insulin shots.

Insulin 101
The basic outline of what will be involved now that you will treat your diabetic cat with insulin.

How to give injections
Successful injections are simple and easy to perform. After establishing a good routine, injections will be an effortless daily ritual.

Insulins used in animals

PZI Insulin Guide
An animal-derived insulin, commonly recommended for diabetes in cats. Understand the difference between compounded PZI, and IDEXX's PZI Vet.

PZI insulin source list
Our current information for compounded PZI and PZI Vet.

Other insulin source list
Want to import a non-U.S. approved insulin to the US? Need sources for non-PZI insulins?

Discontinued Insulin Types
Humulin U, Humulin L, and pork Iletin II are no longer available.

U-40 to U-100 Conversion Chart
If your insulin is one strength and your syringes are for another strength, you need this conversion table.

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Last update: June 17, 2010