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Endocrine-Related Laminitis: Know Your Foe
Episode 59th May 2019 • Ask The Horse • The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care
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Laminitis is one of the most common diseases in horses, and it has many different causes. Is your horse an easy keeper? He might be at risk. Join our host, Michelle Anderson, as she interviews Teresa Burns, DVM, and Jane Manfredi, DVM. During this information-packed podcast, you'll learn about endocrine-related laminitis in horses with conditions such as PPID, equine metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance. The veterinarians also discuss which horses are more at risk for developing laminitis and share tips on how to manage horses during an acute laminitic episode.

Teresa Burns, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, is an associate professor of equine internal medicine at The Ohio State University, in Columbus. Her research interests include laminitis and endocrine-related diseases in horses.

Jane Manfredi, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVS-LA, Dipl. ACVSMR, is an assistant professor in pathobiology and diagnostic investigation at Michigan State University, in East Lansing, where she’s the primary investigator at the Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Endocrinology (ENCORE) lab. Her research includes nutritional supplement for improving insulin regulation in horses, equine rehabilitation, and equine osteoarthritis.

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