Endocrinology

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Cushing's Disease: A Dermatologist's Perspective

Cushing's disease is a common endocrinopathy in dogs. Common clinical signs of PU/PD and polyphagia accompanied by an elevated Alkaline phosphatase are often clues to the diagnosis. Other cases, however, present with external changes in haircoat and skin before, or in lieu of these features. This lecture will focus on these differences and the recognition of Cushing's in cases with skin disease as a primary indicator.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a...

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The Veterinarian's Guide to Addison's and Atypical Addison's Disease

The "Great Pretender" is difficult to correctly diagnose. Dr. Patty Lathan speaks in detail about signalment, predispositions, tests and treatments. Learn everything you need to know about Addison's and Atypical Addison's Disease!  Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by...

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Reproductive Endocrinology: Highlights for Shelter Practice

The reproductive endocrinology of the dog and cat is summarized. Diagnostic testing to address reproductive status, utilizing clinical examination, Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH), steroid hormones, and stimulation testing will be addressed.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by...

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Adrenal Dilemmas: Two Endocrinologists' Opinion

Two Endocrinologists give their opinions on adrenal issues. Includes detailed case studies and considerations when diagnosing and treating adrenal problems.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by educational grants from Elanco in conjunction with NAVC 2016 as part of the...

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Cushing’s: A Case-Based Review

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Diagnosing Cushing’s disease can be challenging. Medical history and physical examination findings may be inconsistent, and diagnostic testing can be complicated. This session provides a practical approach to help reduce your frustration and improve your...

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Treating the Critically Ill Cat with DKA: The Do’s and Don’ts

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is complicated no matter how you look at it. But avoiding some common treatment pitfalls can increase your chances of success. This case-based session discusses some “do’s” and “don’ts” for managing feline DKA.Supported and produced by...

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Hyperadrenocorticism: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two-part course series on hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease). The first course discussed pathophysiology and diagnosis. Part 2 will cover treatment for both ACTH-dependent and ACTH-independent Cushing's disease.If you have not taken Hyperadrenocorticism: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 1), please click the link and take that course first. 

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Hyperadrenocorticism: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 1)

This is part one of a two-part series on hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease). This first course will delve into pathophysiology and diagnosis. When you have completed part one, please view Hyperadrenocorticism: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 2), which covers treatment for both ACTH-dependent and ACTH-independent Cushing's disease. 

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Feline Hyperthyroidism

In this course, we will review the current status of feline hyperthyroidism, including etiology, diagnostic approach, and treatment options. We will also discuss what to do about the largest segment of the hyperthyroid cat population...those cats that are asymptomatic and have a high T4. 

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Endocrine Challenges: Diabetic Ketoacidosis

This will be one session in a series of three in which metabolic emergencies are presented (DKA, Hypoadrenocorticism; Hypercalcemia). Cases will be used to highlight key concepts and encourage decision-making. If possible, text based audience polling technology will be used to enhance interactivity.Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility...

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