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AlphaTrak Blood Glucose Monitoring System Meter

AlphaTrak Blood Glucose Monitoring System Meter

  • AlphaTRAK monitor is the first complete hand-held blood glucose monitoring system designed specifically for diabetic cats and dogs.
  • Reliable sample detection technology ensures clinical precision. Meter will not start until it detects enough blood
  • No false results Add more blood for up to 60 seconds
  • Meter beeps when sample is adequate, and begins test

Procedure:

  • INSERT a new test strip into the meter.
  • Press the “m” button to turn the meter on.
  • OBTAIN a blood sample from the animal with the AlphaTRAK Lancet.
  • Gently TOUCH one edge of the test strip to the blood sample, until the meter gives one beep. This tells you that the test strip is full.
  • READ the test result after approximately 15 seconds.

Contents:  AlphaTrak Meter, User’s Guide, Carrying Case.

Simple test strip procedure Fast, accurate and precise Results in approx. 15 seconds

Memory capacity of 250 test results with date and time.  Automatic display of the average test result from the last 14 days.

Federal law restricts this device to the use by or on the order of a licensed veterianarian.

List Price: $ 165.99

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Diabetes In Cats — Five Facts You Should Know

Changing your kitty's diet may be all it take to put feline diabetes into remission..

Changing your kitty’s diet may be all it take to put feline diabetes into remission.

Misinformation about diabetes in cats is all too common.  Here are five facts all cat owners should know.
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Feline Hypoglycemia And How To Avoid It

Hypoglycemia in cats is a dangerous complication of feline diabetes.

Hypoglycemia in cats is a dangerous complication of feline diabetes.

Anyone who lives with a diabetic cat should always be alert for signs of feline hypoglycemia.  And what is hypoglycemia?  Dangerously low blood sugar levels.

Although it seems like low blood sugar levels would be a good thing for cats with diabetes, too much of a good thing can be deadly for your cat.  If his blood glucose levels get too low, your kitty could go into a coma and die.  So you can understand how important this subject is.  Read on for information that could save your pet’s life.
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What’s The Best Diabetic Cat Food?

Dry cat food is a bad choice for a feline diabetic.

Dry cat food is a bad choice for a feline diabetic.

What’s the best food for a diabetic cat?  This is a question that owners of cats with diabetes ask often.  You may be surprised at the answer.
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Diabetes In Cats — Questions And Answers

Checking a diabetic cat's blood sugar.

Checking a diabetic cat’s blood sugar.

Diabetes in cats is becoming a major health issue for our feline friends.  If your kitty has been diagnosed with feline diabetes, you probably wonder what the future holds for him.

The good news is that your friend will more than likely be around for many years.
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Feline Diabetes — Three Tips For Managing It

Managing your diabetic cat doesn't have to be complicated.

Managing your diabetic cat doesn't have to be complicated.

If your kitty has been diagnosed with feline diabetes, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Diabetes in cats is a complex subject, and there’s a lot to learn, seemingly all at once.  But if you focus on these three areas, life will be easier, for both you and your kitty.
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Feline Diabetes And Your Cat

Feline diabetes is often treated with insulin injections.

Feline diabetes is often treated with insulin injections.

If your kitty has just been diagnosed as a feline diabetic, you’re not alone.  The sad truth is that feline diabetes is on the upswing.  More and more cats are developing this health issue.  Read on for the basic information you need to care for your diabetic cat.
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Tips For Caring For Your Diabetic Cat

If your cat has feline diabetes, you may use a glucometer to check his blood sugar levels

If your cat has feline diabetes, you may use a glucometer to check his blood sugar levels

Feline diabetes is on the rise among our furry friends.  Most people don’t know much about diabetes in cats, but if your kitty is a feline diabetic, you have a lot to learn, in a short time.  First, a quick lesson on how insulin works.
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Hepatic lipidosis in diabetic cats causes jaundice

Hepatic lipidosis in diabetic cats causes jaundice

Cats with feline diabetes can live long, happy lives.  But every pet owner who lives with a diabetic cat must be aware of these four problems that often go along with a diabetic cat.
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Diabetes In Cats Can Cause Weak Legs

Feline diabetes can cause weak legs in cats

Feline diabetes can cause weak legs in cats

Diabetes in cats can come as a surprise to many pet owners.  Often the first symptom of feline diabetes is seeing your cat walking on her “elbows” on her back legs, or on her “wrists” on her front legs.  She may tire easily, and need to rest often, even after a short walk.  And her feet may go out from underneath her with no warning.

This condition is called “feline neuropathy.”
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