Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Laminitis

Of particular interest to horse owners was Johnson's black-and-white linkage of the newly termed "Equine Metabolic Syndrome" (EMS) condition with laminitis and obesity. "Obesity-associated insulin refractory state" was Johnson's precise description of EMS in these non-Cushing's horses, many of which also suffer from recurrent laminitis.

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