Juvenile diabetes mellitus and concurrent exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in a labrador retriever: Long-term management

Maria Saiz Alvarez, Vicente Herrería-Bustillo, Artur Font Utset, Jorge Martínez

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Abstract

© 2015 by American Animal Hospital Association. A 3 mo old, female, entire Labrador retriever presented with vomiting, diarrhea, polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, and stunted growth. Diagnostics revealed the presence of juvenile diabetes mellitus and concurrent exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Pancreatic histopathology showed severe pancreatic atrophy. Successful treatment was achieved with a combination of insulin and pancreatic enzymes. This report describes successful long-term treatment of juvenile diabetes mellitus and concurrent exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in a dog.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-423
JournalJournal of the American Animal Hospital Association
Volume51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015

Keywords

  • ACTH, adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • BG, blood glucose
  • DM, diabetes mellitus
  • EPI, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • IGF-1, insulin-like growth factor 1
  • NPH, neutral protamine Hagedorn
  • PAA, pancreatic acinar atrophy
  • RI, reference interval
  • SC, subcutaneously
  • SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

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