Current EMS and PPID Testing Recommendations
The earlier you can detect endocrine conditions such as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) and equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), the better chance you have of preventing associated laminitis in affected horses. Fortunately, veterinarians understand how to diagnose these conditions better than ever and are progressively fine-tuning their methods.
At the 2017 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Nov. 17-21 in San Antonio, Texas, Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, an associate clinical professor of equine internal medicine at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, in Columbus, reviewed current recommendations for EMS and PPID diagnostic testing.
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