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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2006
On Dec. 31, 2005, Eli Lilly discontinued four of its insulin products: Humulin L Lente insulin, Humulin U Ultralente insulin, Regular Iletin II pork insulin, and NPH Iletin II pork insulin. Our challenges are to switch patients currently receiving these products to comparable insulin preparations and to change our treatment approach in newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus cases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2006
Hyperthyroidism can be diagnosed in most cats based on clinical signs consistent with the disease, physical examination findings including a palpable thyroid nodule and an increased serum total T4 concentration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
Veterinarians often overlook the urinary tract when evaluating patients for endocrine diseases.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2005
Because evidence points to surgical neutering as an important risk factor for hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets, we reviewed the literature to find current and possible future alternatives to surgically neutering ferrets.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
The options for treating feline hyperthyroidism include surgery, medical therapy, and radioiodine therapy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
In this article, I describe the most common clinical signs and physical examination findings in hyperthyroid cats. I also review the available diagnostic methods, including their advantages and disadvantages.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
Since it was first documented in 1979, hyperthyroidism has become increasingly more common in cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2004
The internal medicine service at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine requested a consultation on a 7-year-old intact male Boston terrier in which pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism had been diagnosed one month earlier.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
The authors of this study concluded that etodolac therapy should be discontinued before thyroid function testing in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
A 12-year-old, 18.4-lb (8.4-kg) neutered male Lhasa apso was referred to Mississippi State University's Animal Health Center for evaluation of hypercalcemia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2004
Medical treatment of adrenal disease is usually reserved for ferrets that are poor surgical candidates.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
Hyperadrenocortocism is a common endocrinopathy in geriatric dogs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
Several drugs have been reported to alter thyroid function tests in dogs. These include glucocorticoids, potentiated sulfonamides and anticonvulsants, such as phenobarbital. Many other drugs have been reported to affect thyroid function in humans and other species.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Hypoadrenocorticism, or Addison's disease, in dogs is not a common disease but may be overlooked as a diagnosis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
Q. How does one interpret the current thyroid function tests in dogs?