Boehringer Academy has launched a series of short webinars as part of a laminitis awareness campaign to help detect, manage and monitor equine Cushing’s disease.

Andy Durham
Andy Durham of Liphook Equine Hospital is to present a series of webinars for Boehringer Academy.

The webinars, part of the Talk About Laminitis initiative, are presented by Andy Durham of Liphook Equine Hospital. They cover updates in laminitis laboratory tests and common questions on managing Cushing’s.

The first series includes:

  • Why have the adrenocorticotropic hormone normal reference ranges changed at Liphook Equine Hospital?
  • How should I approach cases where the change in reference ranges has resulted in a change in my diagnosis?
  • What is the adiponectin test and when should vets use it?

The second series covers:

  • How should I monitor my Cushing’s patients being treated with Prascend?
  • What management recommendations should I make for horses with Cushing’s?
  • Should I seasonally alter the dose of Prascend in my patients?
  • Should I monitor horses older than 15 for Cushing’s?

Podcast versions are also available.

View your activity >

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar

wpDiscuz

Jobs from vet times jobs

related content

Vets are being challenged to help researchers from the University of Liverpool as they attempt to establish the impact of fluke infection in horses across the UK.

4 mins

The RCVS has announced the winners of this year’s Queen’s Medal and Golden Jubilee Award – the highest honours the college can bestow on a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse.

4 mins

Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare have formed a coalition that aims to support the implementation of the first ever global welfare standards for working horses, donkeys and mules.

4 mins

The presence of lipaemia can indicate the presence of certain diseases, but it can also make interpretation of biochemistry particularly difficult. Gerardo Poli offers some advice on how to deal with lipaemic samples.

4 mins

Total of 19 awards handed out in glittering ceremony to celebrate best in veterinary and animal health marketing.

5 mins

Andrew Kent looks at the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment options and monitoring of this common condition presenting in dogs

30 mins