Message Number: YG3538 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-05-14 13:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Insulinoma -I need ANSWERS!

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., aishathewarrior@y... wrote:
> I just joined this list today while searching for information on
> insulinoma. My vet told me this morning that my ferret, mael's
> bloodwork showed what possibly could be insulinoma. I cant find
> information on this!!! Does anyone know where I can get
> on treatments and options? I'm being told that mael only has 6-12
> months, possibly, to live WITH both surgery and medication! With a
> glucose level of 29 I am terrified! I've had ferrets since the
> summer of 1996 and this is the first time (thankfully!) that they
> have gotten sick. In case it helps, mael is five years old this
> summer.
> Aisha

Dear Aisha:

You may want to check the archives of this list - there is extensive
material on Insulinoma. You may also check the archives of the
Ferret Mailing list as well (available through Yahoo!) - also the
Medical FAQ at will give you a good start on
your quest.

With kindest regards,

Bruce Williams, DVM, DACVP
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