Each year, hundreds of thousands of pet owners from around the world discover that their pets suddenly have become lazier, thirstier and moodier. These symptoms may at first seem like the result of long, hot summers or general aging, but they are more often than not the indicators of diabetes. Cats can develop diabetes due to a number of dietary, lifestyle or genetic conditions – which makes them no different than humans in this regard. Not everyone wants to give their feline friends daily injections, which can hurt them and be quite expensive. If you are seeking a natural alternative to treating diabetes in your cat, then continue reading to find out about a few ways you can do so.
Restrict Their Diets
We all too often are guilty of feeding our cats what is convenient, cheap or nearby. This not only is a bad choice for any cat with diabetes, but may have also played a role in the development of the disease. For those who have cats suffering from diabetes, it is imperative that you restrict the cat’s diet to a healthy mixture of primarily fats and proteins. Carbohydrates break down into sugars in the body, which means that foods like kibble are virtually no different than bags of sugar – at least when it comes to diabetes. While you may not be able to completely eliminate carbs from your feline friend’s diet, you can severely restrict the need for unnatural treatments by reducing its intake.
Manage Their Blood Glucose
Diabetes can be controlled through a variety of ways, but those who want to address the problem in natural ways and at the source will need to look into a variety of herbs and plants for help. Pet owners have sought out solutions such as fenugreek seeds and goat’s rue to help stabilize both short-term and long-term blood glucose levels in cats. Even without the consumption of carbohydrates in a deliberate fashion, your pet will most likely experience ups and downs when it comes to blood sugar levels. By investing in several different natural blood glucose stabilizers from natural sources, you can gain an upper-hand in the fight against the disease.
Heal Their Bodies
Diabetes can do quite a bit of damage to your cat’s body – every major organ and tissue is subject to being damaged by the effects that ketones and other aspects of diabetes cause. While management of symptoms can help minimize these effects, the underlying damage does still occur. There are dozens of different herbs and natural sources for healing available if your cat has suffered damage in one way or another. From eye and joint damage to liver and kidney damage, you are very likely to find a natural solution on the market that is organic, affordable and effective.
Your feline friend means the world to you, and you only want to help heal them while ensuring a longer, healthier life. You can help accomplish this through the use of dietary restrictions, full-body healing via natural herbs and blood glucose management. These three tactics will help add years to your cat’s life and improve physical well-being at the same time.
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