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Old 06-30-2018, 02:12 PM   #1
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Default diabetes in hamsters

ive heard that hybrid hamsters are prone to diabetes if your hamster ends up with this condition what is the care like?
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Old 06-30-2018, 10:44 PM   #2
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Default Re: diabetes in hamsters

Managing diabetes can be difficult but many do manage to live for some time with the condition, there isn't a simple treatment it's more a case of managing diet & treating according to the levels of glucose & ketones in the urine which has to be tested regularly.
For more info have a read of this thread here.
So you think your hamster is diabetic
Vectis has some helpful info on her site here too.
Vectis Hamstery and Exotics - Diabetes in Hamsters
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