METABOLIC DISORDER

Feline Diabetes Mellitus Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which blood sugar levels remain high for long periods of time. This occurs when there are insufficient levels of insulin produced in the body or the body isn’t responding properly to this hormone.

Gangliosidosis in Cats: Genetic Disease Explained

Gangliosidosis is a group of lipid storage disorders characterized by the accumulation of lipids – gangliosides in neurons. The disease was identified both in humans and in cats. Similarly to humans, several types […]

Cystinuria in Cats: What Do I Need to Know?

Cystinuria in cats is an inherited metabolic disease that is relatively common in dogs, but rare in cats (Mizukami, 2016). The condition is characterized by defective amino acid reabsorption, leading to the formation […]