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  1. Impacto do maneio clínico da Diabetes mellitus canina e felina na qualidade de vida do cuidador e do paciente

    Contributor(s):: Juliana Rodrigues Carreira

    A Diabetes mellitus é uma afeção crónica caracterizada por hiperglicémia persistente, cujos mecanismos fisiopatológicos, ainda não totalmente esclarecidos, serão diferentes em cães e gatos, razão provável para que nos...

  2. Association between Responsible Pet Ownership and Glycemic Control in Youths with Type 1 Diabetes

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    | Contributor(s):: Louise Maranda, Olga T. Gupta

    Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) a chronic characterized by an absolute insulin deficiency requires conscientious patient self-management to maintain glucose control within a normal range. Family cohesion and adaptability, positive coping strategies, social support and adequate self-regulatory...

  3. Feline Responses to Hypoglycemia in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, Deborah L., Lawson, Shaun W., Siriwardena, A. Niroshan

  4. Non-invasive detection of hypoglycaemia using a novel, fully biocompatible and patient friendly alarm system

    | Contributor(s):: Chen, M., Daly, M., Williams, N., Williams, S., Williams, C., Williams, G.

  5. Dogs 4 Diabetics, Inc

    Dogs for Diabetics (D4D) is the seminal organization to research, train and place Medical Assistance Diabetic Alert Dogs with insulin-dependent diabetics to assist them in managing their insulin therapy. Its dogs are scent-trained to recognize the chemical changes in blood sugar in order to...

  6. The effects of low protein during gestation on mouse pancreas development and beta cell regeneration

    | Contributor(s):: Aaron Richard Cox, David Hill (adviser)

    Effects of a low protein (LP) diet during gestation on the metabolism of rat offspring have been well characterized and leads to glucose intolerance in adulthood. It is unknown how LP impacts endocrine pancreas development in the mouse, or whether this affects future β-cell plasticity....

  7. [Diabetic alert dogs: A good nose for hypoglycemia]

    | Contributor(s):: Hugler, S.

  8. Home monitoring of blood glucose concentration by owners of diabetic dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Casella, M., Wess, G., Hassig, M., Reusch, C. E.

  9. Diabetes in people, cats, and dogs: biomedicine and manifold ontologies

    | Contributor(s):: Rock, M., Babinec, P.

  10. Evaluation of a quality-of-life tool for cats with diabetes mellitus

    | Contributor(s):: Niessen, S. J., Powney, S., Guitian, J., Niessen, A. P., Pion, P. D., Shaw, J. A., Church, D. B.

  11. Effect of dietary fibre type on physical activity and behaviour in kennelled dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Bosch, G., Beerda, B., Hoek, E. van de, Hesta, M., Poel, A. F. B. van der, Janssens, G. P. J., Hendriks, W. H.

    Dog diets may differ in their effectiveness of maintaining satiety after a meal. Consequently, sensations of hunger, feeding motivation, physical activity, and sensitivity to environmental stressors may be increased. Dietary fibre may be effective in prolonging postprandial satiety depending on...

  12. The Test Tube Alternative

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N.

  13. Effects of daily mechanical horseback riding on insulin sensitivity and resting metabolism in middle-aged type 2 diabetes mellitis patients

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    | Contributor(s):: Yoshiyuki Hosaka, Masaru Nagasaki, Gustavo Bajotto, Youichi Shinomiya, Takahisa Ozawa, Yuzo Sato

    The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of daily passive exercise using a horseback riding machine (Joba®) on insulin sensitivity and resting metabolism in middle-aged, diabetic patients. Participants were 24 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients aged 59 ± 8 years (mean ± SD; range...

  14. Short-term interaction between dogs and their owners: effects on oxytocin, cortisol, insulin and heart rate - an exploratory study

    | Contributor(s):: Handlin, L., Hydbring-Sandberg, E., Nilsson, A., Ejdeback, M., Jansson, A., Uvnas-Moberg, K.

    The aim of this exploratory study was to determine heart rate and the levels of oxytocin, cortisol, and insulin in dogs and their owners in response to a short-term interaction. In addition, the dogs' behavior was studied. The owners' responses were compared with those obtained from a control...

  15. Effects of different feeding strategies during the winter period on behaviour and performance in mink females ( Mustela vison )

    | Contributor(s):: Damgaard, B. M., Hansen, S. W., Borsting, C. F., Moller, S. H.

    Female mink used for breeding are slimmed during the winter to best prepare them for flushing immediately before the mating season. However, intensive and long-term slimming has a number of negative consequences e.g. a significant increase in stereotypies. The purpose of the study was to examine...

  16. Effects of physical activity and group size on animal welfare in laboratory rats

    | Contributor(s):: Spangenberg, E., Dahlborn, K., Essen-Gustavsson, B., Cvek, K.

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether moderate physical activity and group size influence physical fitness, the level of social interactions in the home cage and rats' performance in the Elevated Plus Maze and a handling test. Forty-eight male Sprague Dawley rats were kept in groups of...