What’s your patient’s chance of diabetes? Ask the vet

World-first study examines the association between diabetes in pets, and their owners’ risk for the condition
Clare Pain
man walking his dog

People who have a dog with diabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes themselves, Swedish researchers report.

Scandinavian medical research is respected for its use of extensive population registries and it seems that, for pets, the same Nordic rigour applies.