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Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes So, I put together 39 pages of information on Cushing’s Disease, which is overactive Adrenal Glands. The body produces way too much Cortisol and the impact is insulin antagonism, and...

Urso – Ursodehydrocholic Acid for Hepatocellular Health in Dogs – Canine Liver Disease

Long ago, traditional Chinese medicine derived that Black Bear gall bladder contents was therapeutic for numerous diseases (link) and disorders. I wasn’t even born at that point and my exposure to TCM is limited....

Definitive Article on Canine Addison’s Disease

This article separates a couple kinds of Addison’s from the typical kind which has signs referrable to glucocorticoid *AND* mineralocorticoid lack. But, the “atypical” HoAC doesn’t have electrolyte disorders (low sodium and high potassium)...

So Your Pet Has Kidney Issues?

Kidney Case Review and Understanding Kidney Disease in Companion Animals This document is for my clients who have pets that have been diagnosed with kidney issues. There’s a ton of information to take in...

Cushings Disease HyperAdrenoCorticism in Dogs

Cushings Disease HyperAdrenoCorticism in Dogs Cushings Disease is a condition wherein the dog’s adrenal glands produce too much cortisol. When this happens a dog may exhibit signs like you’d see in Diabetes, namely increased...

Seven Simple Assessments of Liver Health & Function

Seven Simple Assessments of Liver Health & Function By Doc Johnson Besides extremely expensive, (and risky) liver biopsies, ultrasounds, radiographs and bile-acids-tests – – there are seven ways to interpret liver health.  All of...