Recent News for Metabolic Problems

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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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Current Diagnostic Options for PPID

April 15, 2013

A two-tier series of tests can help equine practitioners confirm a PPID diagnosis, one veterinarian said.... 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

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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Not Just Tying-Up Anymore

February 12, 2013

Researchers have worked tirelessly to better understand the disorder, its causes, and how to best manage it.... 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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Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Round-Up Announces Educational Speaker Series

January 10, 2013

The event will feature an educational speaker series for parents, novice horse owners, and advanced horsemen. ... 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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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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What Causes Equine Cushing's Disease?

October 30, 2012

What causes Cushing's disease, and why does it seem like it's so prevalent in our horses?... 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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Valberg to be Inducted into Equine Research Hall of Fame

September 16, 2012

Valberg will be the first woman inducted into the Equine Research Hall of Fame.... Read More

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

September 04, 2012

During this live event, our experts will answer your questions about caring for the Cushingoid horse.... Read More

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Identifying and Managing Acute Rhabdomyolysis in Horses

July 25, 2012

Understanding equine acute rhabdomyolysis can help ensure affected horses receive appropriate veterinary care.... Read More

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Managing Equine Genetic Disorders with Nutrition

June 06, 2012

Managing diet can help alleviate signs of some equine genetic disorders, such as PSSM and HYPP.... Read More

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Exertional Muscle Disorders Topic of 2012 Milne Lecture

June 05, 2012

Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD, is the first female to deliver the Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture.... Read More

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Managing Equine Cushing's Disease

June 01, 2012

Certain feeding strategies can help your horse weather equine Cushing's disease.... Read More

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Similar but Different: Equine Cushing's Disease and EMS

June 01, 2012

Test for the common endocrine disorders Cushing's disease and equine metabolic syndrome and treat accordingly.... Read More

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Selenium and Vitamin E to Alleviate Signs of Tying Up

May 20, 2012

Selenium and vitamin E work together to alleviate muscle damage and signs of tying up in horses.... 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

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Gluck Center Researchers to Speak at KER Conference

April 25, 2012

Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, and Amanda Adams, PhD, will present at the conference.... Read More

Amanda Adams and two of her aged research subjects.

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UK Researcher Studying "Easy-Keeper" Horses

April 06, 2012

Adams hopes to better understand why EMS occurs and to find a safe and effective way to treat the disease.... Read More

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FDA No Longer Supports Compounded Pergolide Production

March 28, 2012

The change comes several months after the FDA approved a pergolide mesylate tablet for use in horses.... Read More