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BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrinopathy in cats. Most affected cats suffer from a type of diabetes similar to type 2 diabetes in humans. An increasing prevalence has been described in cats, as in humans, related to obesity and other lifestyle factors. OBJECTIVES To describe the incidence of DM in insured Swedish cats and the(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes in cats resembles type 2 diabetes in people. The etiology is not fully understood, but both genetic and environmental factors are believed to contribute. OBJECTIVES To assess the associations of environmental risk factors with diabetes in cats. ANIMALS Cats with a diagnosis of diabetes (n = 396) insured by a Swedish insurance company(More)
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