Pathogenesis of feline diabetes

Rand, Jacquie S. (2013) Pathogenesis of feline diabetes. Veterinary Clinics of North America-Small Animal Practice, 43 2: 221-231. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2013.01.003


Author Rand, Jacquie S.
Title Pathogenesis of feline diabetes
Journal name Veterinary Clinics of North America-Small Animal Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0195-5616
1878-1306
Publication date 2013-03-01
Year available 2013
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.cvsm.2013.01.003
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 43
Issue 2
Start page 221
End page 231
Total pages 11
Place of publication Maryland Heights, MO, United States
Publisher W.B. Saunders
Language eng
Subject 3404 Small Animals
Abstract Diabetes mellitus is the result of inadequate insulin secretion. In cats this is often associated with conditions that reduce insulin sensitivity and increase the requirement for insulin secretion. Obesity, and acromegaly, and pancreatitis are common predisposing causes of diabetes in cats. The mechanisms that prevent the pancreatic β cells from secreting adequate amounts of insulin are not well understood, but may include inflammatory mediators, reactive oxygen species, toxic intracellular protein oligomers, and toxicity from increased blood glucose concentrations.
Keyword Feline
Diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes
Pathogenesis
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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