In today's VETgirl online veterinary continuing education podcast, we interview Dr. Stijn Niessen, DVM, PhD, DECVIM, PGCVetEd, FHEA, MRCVS. Dr. Niessen is a Senior Lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College University of London, President of the European Society of Veterinary Endocrinology and the Head of Internal Medicine. He is also the Director of the Diabetic Remission Clinic.
So, if you didn't know that 1 out of every 4 cats has concurrent acromegaly with their diabetes mellitus, or that remission rates range from 30-80% for diabetes in cats, check out this podcast! Learn some great tips from Dr. Niessen here on the management of your diabetic mellitus patients.
Follow the Diabetic Remission Clinic on Facebook for the most up-to-date info for you and your pet owners here! Also, do your pet owners know about this free Pet Diabetes App? It helps record and share clinical and quality of life data, reminds of injection times, calculates caloric requirements amongst many other things. Owners can download it from Android and from iPhone App stores.