Feline acromegaly: an essential differential diagnosis for the difficult diabetic.

@article{Niessen2010FelineAA,
  title={Feline acromegaly: an essential differential diagnosis for the difficult diabetic.},
  author={Stijn J. M. Niessen},
  journal={Journal of feline medicine and surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={15-23}
}
PRACTICAL RELEVANCE Clinicians who deal with diabetic cats can have mixed experiences. Some patients are 'textbook cases', responding very well to insulin administration; others prove to be more challenging. Recent studies have shown a significant proportion of problem diabetic cats to have underlying acromegaly (hypersomatotropism). Recognising this syndrome in these cats will be key to successfully managing the concurrent diabetes. PATIENT GROUP Just like the 'normal' (non-acromegalic… CONTINUE READING