Metabolic Syndrome

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Nutritional Management of Insulin Resistance in Horses

December 09, 2013

Learn how you can use nutritional planning to manage insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Prevention and Management of EMS in Horses

December 08, 2013

Taking preventative measures though diet and exercise are the best defenses against EMS development.... Read More

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Role of Nutrition in Geriatric and EMS Horses

November 29, 2013

Dr. Amanda Adams shares information about how nutrition can impact the immune responses of geriatric horses. ... Read More

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Endocrine Disease and Laminitis in Broodmares

November 24, 2013

Endocrine changes associated with pregnancy might increase a broodmare's risk of developing laminitis.... Read More

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Are All Obese Horses At Risk for EMS Development? Maybe Not

November 12, 2013

One researcher says it's unlikely that every obese horse is at risk of developing EMS and laminitis.... Read More

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Rutgers Presents Event Featuring Dr. Ray Geor

October 29, 2013

Geor's lecture will focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and how these conditions relate to laminitis. ... Read More

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Do Equine Metabolic Diseases Affect Reproduction?

September 08, 2013

Some veterinarians now believe that metabolic diseases likely have a negative impact on equine reproduction. ... Read More

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UK to Host Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium

August 21, 2013

The symposium is open to anyone interested in learning about these disorders. ... Read More

Proper hay soaking can benefit several different, and sometimes related, equine health conditions. The process can reduce both allergens and nonstructural carbohydrates in forage.

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Conditions Helped by Hay Soaking

July 31, 2013

Research shows that soaking hay before feeding can help a variety of equine health conditions.... Read More

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Understanding the Differences between EMS and PPID

June 28, 2013

One researcher describes the differences between two common equine endocrine disorders: EMS and PPID.... Read More

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Vaccination Recommendations for PPID and EMS Horses

May 28, 2013

How should a senior horse with equine Cushing's disease and equine metabolic syndrome be vaccinated?... Read More

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Commentary: Changing Tides in IR Interpretation

May 05, 2013

One veterinarian describes options for determining insulin sensitivity in horses.... Read More

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New Weight Loss Program for EMS Horses a Welcomed Success

April 25, 2013

Researchers recently tested a weight loss plan designed for horses with EMS and had positive results.... Read More

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Insulin Resistance and Iron Overload

April 23, 2013

How can you reduce iron overload in horses that already are insulin resistant and have foundered?... Read More

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New Hyperinsulinemia Screening Test Promising (AAEP 2012)

March 16, 2013

An oral sugar test might provide a more convenient means of screening horses for hyperinsulinemia.... Read More

Novel Therapies for Equine Metabolic Syndrome

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Novel Equine Metabolic Syndrome Therapies

February 28, 2013

In this UK Lecture Series presentation, Dr. Amanda Adams discusses management of horses with EMS.... Read More

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Metabolic Syndrome Dangerous for Pregnant Mares (AAEP 2012)

February 05, 2013

Equine metabolic syndrome can put pregnant mares in an especially precarious in situation.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Presents Lecture on Metabolic Disease in Horses

January 03, 2013

The lecture will focus on diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders, such as EMS and PPID.... Read More

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AAEP 2012: Endocrine Disease

December 04, 2012

Dr. Nick Frank discusses managing endocrine diseases such as equine Cushing's and metabolic syndrome.... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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Genetic Disease Researcher Receives AAEP Past Presidents' Research Fellow

December 03, 2012

Dr. Schultz's thesis project focuses on the epidemiology and genetic basis of equine metabolic syndrome (EMS).... Read More

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EMS, PPID Focus of Second Equine Endocrinology Summit

September 27, 2012

Endocrinology researchers met to discuss equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and equine Cushing's disease (PPID).... Read More

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Equine Cushing's Disease (PPID)

September 18, 2012

Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID, or equine Cushing’s disease) is a common endocrine disorder.... Read More

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Minimizing Laminitis Risk in EMS Horses

May 17, 2012

There's no cure for EMS in horses, but owners can take steps to reduce the risk of laminitis development.... Read More

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Exercise Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Horses

May 13, 2012

Moderate exercise increased insulin sensitivity in healthy horses, thus reducing insulin resistance risk.... Read More