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Re: [IP] My diabetic cat needs help!!



There is an excellent section on "the new" PZI on the website that was
posted earlier by Michelle, as well as info on the low-carb, high-protein
diet recommended for cats.

www.felinediabetes.com/pzi.htm

Shawna

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Beatson" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 8:07 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] My diabetic cat needs help!!


> On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 19:03:42 -0400 Shawna wrote:
> <snip>  There is a new insulin out on the market (actually an old
> insulin that some of the veterans on the list may remember) called
> Protamine
> Zinc that is being manufactured and marketed specifically for cats.  We
> aren't using it in our clinic yet, but a rep from the company (don't
> remember which one) came by with some info about it and it's supposed to
> work better.  You may want to do a search on the internet. <snip>
>
> I remember using Protamine Zinc (PZI) back in the 1940's. At that time
> it was made by Eli Lilly. It had a very long activity period, around 36
> hours, and it wasn't a flat curve.
>
> Tom Beatson
> dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000
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