Articles by David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM

David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.

Tips to treat persistent cases of chronic diarrhea in pets (Sponsored by Nestle Purina)
November 11, 2013

Veterinary gastrointestinal disorders are often left unidentified or misdiagnosed and can linger even with treatment. Follow these tips to banish stubborn diarrhea once and for all.

Treatment of liver disease: Medical and nutritional aspects (Sponsored by Nestle Purina)
June 4, 2010

The liver is paramount in an animal's metabolism, playing a key role in regulating protein, carbohydrates, fat, viatmins, and minerals.

Chronic hepatitis in dogs (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Chronic hepatitis is an etiologic diverse and morphologically variable condition associated by mixed inflammatory cell infiltrates.

Recognizing and treating common liver diseases (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The so-called "reactive hepatopathies" which occur secondary to non-hepatic disease can result in increased serum biochemical hepatic tests and histomorphologic abnormalities.

Feline cholangitis and chronic pancreatitis (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Liver disease is common in the cat and the finding of icterus is a frequently a clinical clue that the cause is primary liver disease.

Abnormal liver enzymes: A practical clinical approach (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The detection of abnormal liver biochemical tests in the asymptomatic as well as the symptomatic patient is a common finding on the routine blood screen.

Emerging liver diseases (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Several hepatobiliary disorders have recently come under increased awareness in dogs.

How I treat liver disease (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The discussion below is directed at therapy for chronic hepatitis but much of what is presented can also be extrapolated to other types of liver disease in both the dog and cat.

Diagnosing and managing feline pancreatitis (Sponsored by IDEXX Laboratories)
November 1, 2008

Expert discussion on feline pancreatitis, including, clinical signs and risk factors, causes, associated conditions, diagnostic testing, treatment, pain management, and monitoring.


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