Much like their human owners, many pets suffer from diabetes. This disease, in which the body is unable to process glucose for cellular energy, can develop as a result of a failure of the pancreas to produce insulin or when the body is unable to process the insulin (often because of inhibitors in excessive fat.)
Dr. Sarah Wooten is a veterinarian, author, speaker, and game creator who has a passion for bridging the information divide between veterinarians and pet parents. She brings a particular passion for canine and feline diabetes to the podcast and walks us through the leading signs of diabetes and how we can prevent and treat the disease.
Here are links to the information we talked about today:
- Learn more about Dr. Wooten at her website
- “Diabetes in Pets” from the American Veterinary Medical Association
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