Tag Archives: ACTH

Care of the Cushing’s Horse

Since the 1960s when reports of equine pituitary adenomas and their systemic consequences appeared in the literature, our understanding of Cushing’s disease (pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction or PPID) and the insulin resistance it causes has grown tremendously.  Despite this, there … Continue reading

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There Ought To Be A Law

Actually, there is.  It’s called practicing veterinary medicine without a license. It is no secret there is bad information/advice on the internet.  This is taken to another level when it involves statements that are not only wrong but also put … Continue reading

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Fall Laminitis

In the late summer to early fall there is a peak in laminitis cases. Headlines are already starting to appear blaming fall laminitis on fructans in grass.  Don’t believe it. Fructans are often called sugar, but they’re not.  Fructans are … Continue reading

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