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Canine Diabetes

Canine diabetes is relatively common in dogs, with different breeds displaying variability in diabetes susceptibility. This collection is dedicated to building a knowledge base around canine diabetes, and we hope this will inspire new papers that can provide further insights into this condition.

Canine Medicine and Genetics presents to you a collection of research on Canine diabetes.

Guest edited by Professor Lucy Davison (MA VetMB PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS, The Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom).

  1. Canine diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrine disease in domestic dogs. A number of pathological mechanisms are thought to contribute to the aetiopathogenesis of relative or absolute insulin deficiency, ...

    Authors: A. L. Denyer, J. P. Massey, L. J. Davison, W. E. R. Ollier, B. Catchpole and L. J. Kennedy
    Citation: Canine Medicine and Genetics 2020 7:15
  2. Evidence for an autoimmune etiology in canine diabetes is inconsistent and could vary based on breed. Previous studies demonstrated that small percentages of diabetic dogs possess autoantibodies to antigens kn...

    Authors: Allison L. O’Kell, Clive H. Wasserfall, Paula S. Henthorn, Mark A. Atkinson and Rebecka S. Hess
    Citation: Canine Medicine and Genetics 2020 7:10
  3. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an important endocrine disorder of dogs. The objectives of this study were to estimate prevalence and incidence of DM in dogs, and to explore risk factors for DM and the survival of D...

    Authors: Angela M. Heeley, Dan G. O’Neill, Lucy J. Davison, David B. Church, Ellie K. Corless and Dave C. Brodbelt
    Citation: Canine Medicine and Genetics 2020 7:6
  4. Canine diabetes is a common endocrine disorder with an estimated breed-related prevalence ranging from 0.005% to 1.5% in pet dogs. Increased prevalence in some breeds suggests that diabetes in dogs is influenc...

    Authors: Andrea D Short, Angela Holder, Simon Rothwell, Jonathan Massey, Rachel Scholey, Lorna J Kennedy, Brian Catchpole and William ER Ollier
    Citation: Canine Genetics and Epidemiology 2014 1:8