The Genetics of Insulin Resistance Posted on April 11, 2017by Dr. Kellon Insulin resistance [IR], which is a failure of insulin responsive cells to take up ...
April 17, 2017Treasurer EAQ
Anatomy and Function The skin is the largest organ in the body – it keeps the outside away from the insides! It is the interface between the body and the environment. Protects the body from external injury Prevents excess loss of water, electrolytes and other macromolecules Regulates body temperature Controls blood ...
March 28, 2017Treasurer EAQ
Lamenting the condition! THE PROBLEM OF LAMINITIS. Laminitis is a very serious, debilitating and extremely painful condition of the horse’s foot. It is the second biggest killer of horse after colic. The condition has been long known about and is probably as old as the domestication of horses. There is no human medical ...
History. Big Head is not a new disease – it has been recognised in many species and called “animal osteomalacia” by Vegetius in 400AD. It is also called nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism or osteodystrophia fibrosa. It was first described in horses in 1851 – ...
A LOOK AT LAMINITIS AND EQUINE METABOLIC SYNDROME. Laminitis has long been known as a crippling and depressing syndrome – Day and Sons in their book of “Every Day Farriery” in September 1885 describe laminitis as... “An extremely painful heated and inflamed condition of the foot”. The line drawing of a ...