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Patent Obtained for Method for Controlling Glucose Levels in Diabetic Dogs – Vintek Nutrition, LLC

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U.S. PATENT on a Method for Controlling Glucose Levels in Diabetic Dogs.  Patent Pending Diabetic People.

A South Dakota company (Vintek Nutrition, LLC® – owners, Kameron Carlson and Nancy Carlson) obtained a U.S. patent on a method for controlling glucose levels in diabetic dogs. The company and its owners also have another patent pending for a similar treatment for diabetic people.  The diabetic treatment for dogs is called Dia-Treaties® and has been tested for over 5 years. The patent applies to their other two products for dogs as well. The other products are: Sterling Coat® for dog’s skin and coat issues and Vitali-Treaties® for your dog’s increased vitality.

The human treatment is called Nutralin® and is being further developed.

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Diabetes is increasing at epidemic proportions in people and even more dramatically in dogs. Since 2006, dog diabetes has increased 32% (American Humane Society, 2012) and 23% in people (CDC 2012). Both diabetic dogs and people often have similar difficulties in regulating their blood sugar levels. It is estimated that 1 in 160 dogs have this disease. There are over 73 M dogs in the USA alone and an estimated 400 M worldwide according to ask.com.

Dogs are Laughing in the Face of Diabetes

Vintek Boys Laughing - 1Dogs are Laughing in the Face of Diabetes- New Formula by Vintek Nutrition Shows Significant Breakthrough in Treating Diabetic Dogs

A five-year study of diabetic dogs treated with a breakthrough formula yielded successful results. Vintek Nutrition’s patent pending formula, Dia-Treaties® increased insulin utilization and stabilized blood sugar levels, which subsequently alleviated common symptoms found in diabetic dogs.

Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

Diabetes is increasing at epidemic proportions in people and even more dramatically in dogs. Since 2006, dog diabetes has increased 32% (American Humane Society, 2012) and 23% in people (CDC 2012). Both diabetic dogs and people often have similar difficulties in regulating their blood sugar levels. It is estimated that 1 in 160 dogs have this disease.

There is some good news! Progress has been made in the treatment of dogs with diabetes that may soon help treat people as well. Over the past 5 years a study treating diabetic dogs with a new formula yielded extremely positive data.

Vintek Nutrition’s patent pending formula, called Dia-Treaties®, is in the form of a tasty “chewable” that is given following each insulin injection. While the use of insulin is still required, clinical observations showed Dia-Treaties® decreased the amount of insulin needed ranging from 15% to 67%. Vintek Nutrition believes Dia-Treaties® will be an important addition to the diabetic treatment protocol.

Dr. Sam Lukens, a veterinarian with nearly 40 years of experience assisted in the development and testing of this product. Dia-Treaties® has been shown to enhance insulin utilization and to stabilize blood sugar levels. The dogs using the formula experienced a significant decrease in the signs associated with diabetes.

“In the course of my practice life, diabetes has often been a source of frustration. Not so much anymore. Why? Because Dia-Treaties® works! It works to stabilize blood sugar levels by making your dog’s body cells more sensitive to the insulin being given,” says Dr. Lukens.

Vintek Nutrition recently received a grant from the State of South Dakota to research and develop their formula for use in people having difficulty stabilizing their blood sugar levels. A Phase I clinical trial to ensure safety has been completed. A Phase II clinical trial has been approved focusing specifically on Type II diabetics.

The product if currently produced in a USDA-inspected facility in the South Dakota, USA.

Visit their website at: http://www.vinteknutrition.com for more information, explanations and testimonials.

Vintek Nutrition, LLC was founded in 2009 in pursuit of a solution for an insulin-resistant diabetic dog. The company works with veterinarians and researchers to develop specialized products. Their flagship product, Dia-Treaties, is designed to enhance insulin utilization in diabetic dogs.

Vintek Nutrition, LLC – Kameron Carlson – 1-855-332-8468 (toll free) – Kameron@vinteknutrition.com

Original Story Link:  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11555071.htm

Diabetic Dog Treatment Study by Vintek Nutrition, Updated 2-2014

Vintek Nutrition Study – Type I Diabetic Dogs – Original 2009 and Update 2014 (2/5/14)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

A multiple-veterinarian study on Canines with Type I Diabetes showed conclusive results.  When Dia-Treaties® was supplemented with insulin, all dogs in the study experienced significant decreases in their blood glucose (b/g) levels (see graphs) decreased to the normal range.  It was also observed that the dogs required less insulin and had improved glycemic control due to increased insulin sensitivity.*

Many of the Canines in the study were insulin resistant.  Because the Dia-Treaties® formula lowered blood glucose levels, this led to a number of other observed benefits such as: healthy skin and coat, decrease in urinary tract Infections and improved overall health and vitality.*

UPDATE:

The initial study on Type I Diabetic Dogs started in 2009.  Dia-Treaties® was introduced along with insulin.  The original study included 8 dogs of various breeds with multiple veterinarians observing and reporting empirical data.  Currently, in 2014 the number of dogs reported is 27 (2 with Cushing’s disease and diabetes) and 19 veterinarians are involved. (See Subjects below).

CRITERIA:  Initially, the studglucose graphy contained 8 insulin resistant diabetic dogs with at or near maximum insulin requirements being utilized.  Insulin amounts were kept steady to objectively evaluate the results of the addition of Dia-Treaties® as the only variable.  Dogs were on either Humulin N® or Vetsulin® insulin.  Glucose curve readings were taken midday of the 12 hour cycle.  At midday, if controlled, the subject should be in the 80 to 120 mg/dl range for normal blood glucose readings.

OTHER GRAPHS ATTACHED EXPLAINED

Graph# 1  The line graph and illustrates the (b/g) reading prior to the introduction of Dia-Treaties®, the week they started Dia-Treaties®- (0) and the following weeks thereafter for a total of 6 readings.  Graphs #2   Dogs (C2 and C3) ran out of the formula 4 days prior to testing and their (b/g) levels spiked.  Observing those results, Dia-Treaties® were removed from 4 other dogs previously regulated (C4,5,6,7) to determine if their b/g levels would spike as well.  The subjects were quickly returned to the Dia-Treaties® regimen again and resumed to controlled blood sugar levels.

SUMMARY:

Our findings indicate the effectiveness of Dia-Treaties® when introduced into the regimen along with insulin injections.  Empirical and subjective data collected indicate that the unregulated dogs were not regulated until Dia-Treaties® were introduced.  Once regulated, insulin dosage had to be decreased in the range of 15% to 67%.  Based on the observed need to lower insulin levels, we recommend veterinary supervision in addition to a self-monitoring b/g kit while initially testing, due to possible hypoglycemia (low b/g readings). (see below).   The subjective results such as: more vitality, skin and coat improvement, etc., indicate all dogs, seemingly regulated or unregulated would benefit from the inclusion of Dia-Treaties® in their diabetic treatment.  It was noted that those dogs discontinuing the use of Dia-Treaties® needed to resume their use to maintain glycemic control.   For additional observations please see customer testimonials at: http://www.vinteknutrition.com/pages/Testimonials.html

Subjects & Veterinarians:  Types of Canines in the study: n=27:  Italian Greyhound (2), Miniature Pinscher (2), Cairn Terrier (1), Golden Retriever (1), Schnauzer (2), Welsh Corgi (2), Labrador Retrievers (3), Mixed Breeds (2), Spitz (1), Poodle/Pomeranian (1), Yorkshire Terrier (2), Lab/Bassett Hound (1), Sheepdog (1), American Eskimo (1), Dachshund (1), Chesapeake Bay Retriever (1), Brittany Spaniel (1). 

Veterinarians: N=19: Dr. Sam Lukens, Luken’s Animal Clinic – Head Researcher, Sioux Falls, SD.  Total of 19 veterinarians/owners reporting from various states: (SD 9, ND 1, CA 2, WA 1, OH 1, OK 1, KY 1, AZ 1, and MN 2).

DiaTreaties® Users: Please use under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. A blood glucose monitoring kit is recommended. DiaTreaties® is known to enhance insulin’s uptake and your pet may experience a low blood sugar reading requiring you to lower insulin amounts. The signs of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) can be as follows: lethargy, loss of balance, trouble walking and confusion to mention a few. One should consult your veterinarian immediately. If you have a diabetic dog, you should have a glucose increasing food (syrup, sugar, etc.) available should you experience a low blood sugar event. Low blood sugar is very dangerous and potentially fatal. Once the optimal insulin dosage along with the proper number of Dia-Treaties® (see box for dosage) has been established, clients experienced the need to decrease insulin dosage in the range of 15% to 67%. In the first 3 Days to 4 Weeks, it is especially important to monitor the blood glucose carefully with your veterinarian and/or a blood glucose meter. DiaTreaties® is not a cure for diabetes, however, once the correct amount of insulin and DiaTreaties® is established, it will help your dog  enjoy a happy, stable, normal life for many years to come.*

Graphs 1 & 2 Below

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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.