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Articles by Harold C. Schott II, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Equine metabolic syndrome management: Can they ever eat grass again? (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Management of Equine Metabolic Syndrome, the most accepted term for a syndrome of middle-aged obesity accompanied insulin resistance and insidious-onset laminitis, can be challenging as it primarily involves client education and acceptance to comply with dietary recommendations to effect substantial weight loss.

Pathogenesis and diagnosis of equine Cushing's disease (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Although the frequency of diagnosis and treatment of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) in horses has clearly increased over the past decade, there is no evidence that the prevalence of PPID is actually increasing.

Equine Cushing's disease: Treatment and case discussions (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Management of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) in equids consists of improved husbandry, including adequate nutrition and limiting competition for feed, body-clipping, dentistry, and appropriate treatment of concurrent medical problems.

Another skinny horse with a normal physical exam: Now what? (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Weight loss or ill thrift is a common presenting complaint for many medical problems of horses.

Challenges of endurance exercise: Hydration and electrolyte balance (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

In human and equine athletes, loss of body fluid in sweat during prolonged exercise exceeds voluntary fluid replacement.

Red urine: Disorders you may have never considered (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Hematuria can be presenting complaint for a variety of disorders of the urinary tract.

Fat, foundered horses: What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome? (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Middle-aged obesity (body condition score 7-9 on a scale of 1 to 9) accompanied by insidious-onset laminitis is a syndrome that has been recognized by equine practitioners for decades.

Renal failure in horses: What can we do? (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Although acute renal failure (ARF) remains a relatively uncommon problem in horses, it is a serious disorder that if not properly recognized and treated often has a poor outcome.

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