The management of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats is innately complicated – with decisions regarding treatment and monitoring needing to be adjusted throughout care, with many potential complications to try to avoid. This presentation will present a real-world approach to the management of diabetes with the intent of streamlining the decision-making process. Attendees should leave this presentation feeling more confident in and comfortable with future treatment decisions.
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About the Speaker
Nyssa Reine-Salz, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal), graduated from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Dr. Reine-Salz then went on to complete an internship in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Surgery at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. After working in private practice in New Jersey for 2 years, Dr. Reine-Salz returned to the Animal Medical Center for a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, which was completed in 1998. Dr. Reine-Salz became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2001. Dr. Reine-Salz was on staff at the Animal Medical Center with a focus on Nephrology, Urology and Endocrinology until 2009. From 2009-2013, Dr. Reine-Salz served as a consultant on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). Since April 2013, Dr. Reine-Salz has worked for Merck Animal Health as an Internal Medicine Consultant in the Pharmacovigilance Department, with a focus on the management of Diabetes Mellitus in dogs and cats. Dr. Reine-Salz’s expertise in the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus also extends into her personal life, as her son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2011, at the age of 21 months.
Created and produced by VetFolio with educational funding provided by Merck Animal Health.