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Renee Rucinsky, DVM, DABVP (Feline)


Session 1: Sometimes They Aren’t Old and Skinny—The Hyperthyroid Cat of the 21st Century

Hyperthyroidism is common but may be even more common than we think.

Learn how to identify and manage the various forms of hyperthyroidsim, especially the ones that don't fit our usual image of the typical hyperthyroid cat.


Session 2: That Cat is Diabetic—Now What? More Than Just Insulin, and What the Heck Am I Supposed to Do With SGLT2 Inhibitors?

Diabetes is a challenging disease under perfect circumstances. In this lecture, we'll discuss management choices, monitoring options, and various difficulties in treating diabetic cats.

We'll also discuss how to choose the right patients for SGLT2 inhibitor drugs, as well how to monitor and treat complications of those drugs.


Session 3: Feline Endocrinology Weirdness, More Common Than You Think?— Hyperaldosteronism, Hypothyroidism, and Hypersomatotropism

We’ll take a fresh look at hyperaldosteronism, hypothyroidism, and hypersomatotropism.


Nerd alert! Dig deeper

Central Line: The AAHA Podcast Episode 63: “The New Era of Feline Diabetes: What You Need to Know”

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