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A coordinated approach to equine insulin dysregulation
October 20, 2022Insulin dysregulation (ID) is the presence of one or more of the following: basal or fasting hyperinsulinemia, tissue insulin resistance, or exaggerated insulin response to ingested nonstructural carbohydrates (i.e. starch, simple sugars, and fructans, and/or exaggerated insulin response to intravenously provided simple sugars). Horses or ponies with ID are at increased risk of laminitis, and diet is central to managing any animal with ID.
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Reducing the risks of equine anesthesia
July 30, 2021Due to their large size, nature, and predisposition to adverse reactions to certain anesthetic agents, horses placed under general anesthesia are at a higher risk compared to smaller species, like dogs and cats. Review these tips to keep your equine patients safer during surgery.