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Acupuncture Treatment of PPID in a Horse

Acupuncture Treatment of PPID in a Horse

- by Heather Laros-Beard, DVM, CVA. TN USA

Introduction: Blackbird is a fourteen year old Welsh pony gelding that was diagnosed with Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) and hyperinsulinemia in May of 2012 via plasma ACTH concentration and insulin by his previous veterinarian in Southampton, NY. He was undergoing a pre-purchase exam when the veterinarian performing the exam identified clinical signs associated with PPID.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (4280)/Comments (0)/
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