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Managing Insulinoma

1. Adrenal vs. Insulinoma - what is the difference?

I commonly see people mixing up adrenal and insulinoma in ferrets. So what is the difference? These two diseases are actually not related at all. The only thing they share is that they are very... read more

2. What causes insulinoma in ferrets?

There is significant evidence that insulinoma is caused by low protein, high carbohydrate diets. This includes the vast majority of kibbles, with very few exceptions. But don't take my word for... read more

3. Should I get insulinoma surgery for my ferret?

I usually treat insulinoma with medicine (prednisolone and diazoxide aka Proglycem), but that's because most of the ferrets I've had with insulinoma already had it before I adopted them, and/or had ot... read more