This video introduces the Diabetes Pet Manager iPhone application.
In dogs and cats diabetes is also a serious chronic disease. However diabetic pets can live a long and happy life it they are treated well.
Diabetes treatment, more than treatment for any other disease in dogs and cats, requires a very active participation of the owner.
Insulin injections and meals should be given at precise times every day. Regular monitoring of symptoms and blood glucose values have to be reported to the attending vet.
Diabetes Pet Manager iPhone app is designed for owners of a diabetic pet who are resolute to take good care of their dog or cat. It will remind in due times them of the various operations they have to perform: insulin injection, meals, blood sampling…
The video shows how the application works:
First step: initialize the application by entering the information about the pet (gender, name, breed, weight), the owner (name, address, phone numbers and email) and the vet (name, address, phone numbers and email). It will facilitate future communications between the vet and the owner.
Second step : program insulin injections (insulin type, dose and injection time(s)) and feeding (type of food, quantity, and meals times)
Third step: watch, select and save the symptoms the pet may have displayed during the day. The list discriminates the symptoms due to hyperglycemia and those of hypoglycemia (more dangerous)
Fourth step: monitoring blood glucose, real food intake and weight evolution, at home. The app helps set up and record the Blood Glucose Curve that needs to be performed on a regular basis for assessing the efficacy of the treatment.
Fifth step: get in touch with the attending veterinarian and send all the information that has previously been recorded for preparing the next consultation.