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Articles by David S. Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM

Just Ask the Expert: Managing a cat with concurrent hyperthyroidism and diabetes

Apr 1, 2012

Dr. David Bruyette tackles the case of a cat with two endocrine diseases.

Treating elevated aldosterone in cats

Now that you've diagnosed this disorder—which is more common than once thought—it's time to decide whether to treat it medically or surgically. Luckily, most cases have a good prognosis with proper therapeutic measures.
Mar 1, 2012

Now that you've diagnosed this disorder, it's time to decide whether to treat it medically or surgically.

Feline hyperaldosteronism: Recognition and diagnosis

Have a cat presenting with hypertension? Hypokalemia? Here's why you should add this disorder to your differential diagnosis list.
Mar 1, 2012

Dr. Joseph Bisignano explains when you should add this disorder to your differential diagnosis list.

Hyperaldosteronism case report: Reviving a senior cat's verve

Mar 1, 2012

A 13-year-old 10.3-lb spayed female domestic shorthaired cat was presented to VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital for progressive and unresolving lethargy over the course of two to three days and one episode of vomiting.

TSH as a marker for the development of hyperthyroidism in geriatric cats

Jan 1, 2012

The role of this hormone in diagnosing hyperthyroidism is an area of active research in veterinary medicine.

Just Ask the Expert: Why does this bearded collie have PU/PD?

Nov 1, 2011

Dr. David Bruyette helps a reader with a difficult endocrinology case.

Just Ask the Expert: Differential diagnoses in a dog with a head tilt

Mar 1, 2011

Dr. David Bruyette helps sort through the causes in this case.

Just Ask the Expert: Testing for concurrent diabetes and hyperadrenocorticism

Feb 1, 2011

In general, we try to regulate the diabetes before attempting to diagnose hyperadrenocorticism.

Just Ask the Expert: Is this patient cushingoid?

Oct 1, 2010

It is unlikely the low-dose prednisone treatment is resulting in the panting the owner is reporting.

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