Insulin Resistance: Variation in Blood Test Levels

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A blood sample is usually a key step in diagnosing a horse as insulin resistant. But a recent study showed that one sample might not give enough information for an accurate diagnosis, because the horse's blood sugar and insulin fluctuates daily. "Your veterinarian should probably take at least two samples on different days," recommended Shannon E. Pratt, PhD, of North Carolina State University, wh

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