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Old May 6th, 2010, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by tyshalle View Post
He recommended starting Charley on low doses of insulin but was willing to try him on glipizide.
Glipizide is actually not a great choice for treating feline diabetes. It further stresses an already stressed pancreas by forcing it to work harder, often burning it out beyond repair. Plus, it can cause liver damage.

Originally Posted by tyshalle View Post
I hope he comes out of the diabetes. It is possible.
If Charly truly does have diabetes, a low-carb wet food diet and insulin injections are really the best bet for achieving remission. What does he eat now? How long has he been on glipizide? Do you home-test his blood glucose levels?
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