Joint Injections and the Metabolic Horse
Do horses with PPID, EMS, and/or IR have a greater laminitis risk after receiving joint injections? Drs. Vern Dryden and Amanda Adams respond.
About the Experts:
Amanda A. Adams
Amanda A. Adams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center. She’s authored 25 peer reviewed scientific publications and presented her research at more than 40 national and international scientific meetings. Her research interests include the geriatric horse’s immune system; adiposity’s effects on horses’ inflammatory responses, particularly in EMS horses; and the mechanisms responsible for and pathways involved in EMS to identify potential treatments that target both the inflammatory and metabolic component of the disease.
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