Laminitis to be Discussed at Nation's Largest Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference

Months after the equine community lost the Kentucky Derby Champion Barbaro to laminitis, veterinarians will gather in Seattle, Wash., at the 2007 ACVIM Forum on June 6-9 to discuss new ways to prevent and manage the disease that eventually led to his euthanasia.

Laminitis, commonly called founder, is a painful inflammation of the foot occurring when the laminae, or sensitive tissues

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