3 must-reads on veterinary endocrinology
These 3 articles offer veterinary professionals invaluable insight on diagnosing, managing and treating common canine and feline endocrine diseases.
Endocrine gland disorders are tricky to diagnose due to the lack of visual symptoms. In fact, these symptoms can sometimes be mistaken for other ailments or remain undetected by veterinary professionals until it's too late.1 To reduce the risk of missing these conditions, we've selected 3 informative articles that detail how to effectively diagnose and treat patients presenting with an array of endocrine diseases.
From pointers on monitoring glucose levels and the ins and outs of hypoglycemia to addressing complexities that can occur when diagnosing feline hyperthyroidism—there’s something for everyone. Happy reading!
- Glucose requires monitoring in the canine/feline veterinary patient: Kevin Kelley, DVM, explains the role of glucose, diseases and symptoms related to hypoglycemia, and how to monitor glucose levels both at home and the clinic.
- Tips for managing diabetes in dogs and cats: From making the diagnosis to choosing an insulin option and more, use this information to implement an individualized approach that supports diabetes management.
- Recognizing and confirming feline hyperthyroidism: Though this disease can be diagnosed based on patient history, physical exam findings, and results of a TT4 test, Heather L. Kvitko-White, DVM, DACVIM, shares why sometimes a more extensive workup is required and how to execute this.
- Treating pet endocrine disorders. Seven Hills Veterinary Hospital. https://www.7hillsvet.com/services/treating-pet-endocrine-disorders. Accessed August 11, 2021.