1.) Month and year the cat was diagnosed. Pharmacists only know how Human diabetics use the SoloStar, not how a cat would. Vetsulin is supplied as a sterile injectable suspension in multidose vials of either 2.5 ml or 10 ml of 40 U/ml (U-40) porcine insulin zinc suspension. I usually start with human recombinant insulin, usually NPH,although other veterinarians use Lente or Ultralente with success, proving thatthere is not really a “wrong” type to start with (although absorptionof ultralente can be problematic in some cats). Samples were also collected after 4 or 8 weeks of treatment, in those cats which had not achieved diabetic remission by this time. Humulin N, L and U are three that are typically prescribed. Cat owners are warned to keep an eye out for any lethargic behaviour and for cats that are not eating their food.
For the owner, there are two implications: financial and personal commitment. It has been my professional experience that trying to control