Researchers Identify Link between Insulin Resistance, Iron Overload
Insulin resistance (IR), in which cells fail to respond normally to the hormone insulin, is becoming increasingly recognized in horses. Although several factors have been linked with IR onset in horses, researchers now speculate that elevated iron (ferritin) levels could be a significant risk factor.

Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) recently performed a study to explore the link between IR and iron overload in captive rhinoceroses; however, the team used horses, which hav

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