From 2013 to 2015, the number of cats receiving at least one test on DM was about 660,000 on average each year. During the research of the last three years, the number of cats with DM increased. But the number of cats getting diabetes treatment did not.
Veterinary Incidence and Prevalence Insights from Unique Database
Over 1,000 Small Animal Practices and millions of invoice details plus more than 500,000 medical case histories have been mined for the last 10+ years to provide metrics on canine and feline medical treatments, products used, procedures performed, services provided and practice management approaches. This is the only source for diagnoses and veterinary service metrics from general practices. These articles are based on the origin findings from this unique database of products used for pets' medical conditions and, when relevant, a thorough review from the epidemiology literature.
Each year from 2013 to 2015 (more recent data is available, of course), the number of actively feline patients visiting vet clinics in the US (about 20 million) has grown by a small amount. On average, these pets go to the clinic 2.65 times a year. But only 28% of these cats go to the […]
Over the three years (2013-2015), there was an increase in the number of cats with hyperthyroidism diagnosed with it. These patients were given different diagnostic procedures, hormone replacement therapy, and even the odd Hills Y/D prescription diet. According to our forecasts, the market for feline hyperthyroid treatment will be between $5 and $10 million in […]
Over a 3-year period (2013-2015) an average of 660,000 felines received approximately one test for DM/cat. While the number of suspected DM felines increased over this 3-year period, the number of treated feline diabetic patients did not increase.