Re: Lab tests for checking dosage


Nancy C
 

Hi Merle

Do you mean response to pergolide to make sure PPID is under control?

If so, you want to check ACTH, non-fasting.

Nancy C in NH
ECIR Moderator 2003
FACT: To diagnose IR, the ECIR Group recommends a non-fasted, simple blood draw for serum insulin, glucose and leptin and the use of VA Polytechnic Proxies. See E. M. Kellon, VMD, Diagnosis of Insulin Resistance and PPID, 2013 NO Laminitis! Proceedings, www.ecirhorse.org
http://www.freil.com/~mlf/IR/ir.htm


---In EquineCushings@..., <mktnr3@...> wrote :

What lab tests should be done to check response to medication?


Thanks,

Merle and Camelot, NE Texas, Dec 2014

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