Ask the Vet LIVE: Equine Cushing's Disease (PPID), Sept. 18

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Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID, or equine Cushing’s disease) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in horses and can cause secondary issues, including laminitis. But proper supportive care can offer comfort to many PPID horses.

Join Sept. at 8:00 p.m. EDT (5:00 p.m. PDT) for a FREE Ask the Vet Live audio and chat event, "Equine Cushing's Disease (PPID)," presented by Boehringer Ingelheim. During this live event, our experts will answer your questions about caring for the Cushingoid horse.

Submit your questions now to be answered during the live event!

Our on-call panelists for this event will include:

Nicholas Frank, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIMNicholas Frank, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is a professor of large animal internal medicine and chair of the department of clinical sciences at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Massachusetts. His research interests include laminitis, metabolic disorders, PPID/equine Cushing’s, and many other internal-medicine related areas.

Marian G. Little, DVM Marian G. Little, DVM, of Paris, Ky., is a field equine professional services veterinarian for Boehringer Ingelheim. She joined BI in 2007 and is actively involved in field studies, pipeline products, and conducting continuing education meetings for veterinarians. She currently serves as primary field technical support for Prascend, the only FDA-approved drug used in treating PPID.

We hope you can join us for this event!

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