Re: I/R and pregnancy
Suzie MacDougall <walking_s_mac@...>
This is exactly what i did with Strawbs - foaling helped keep her wieght intoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
check, I did time the foalinng date so she would foal after the grass had
dried out & the pasture had gone back - this allowed her & the foal
restricted grazing thus allowing me to socialise the foal with others & get
Suzie in Oz
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Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 12:46 PM
Subject: [EquineCushings] Re: I/R and pregnancy
Hi Peggy,increase in
insulin resistance with pregnancy is quite common in humans who weren't IRslightly
lowered thyroid levels tend to cause and/or worsen IR.how well you
can get that under control with diet, and how sound she is -- how easilyor
frequently she's had laminitis/founder attacks and how severe they'vebeen.
her IR isn't too extreme, then you can likely help her thru a pregnancywith
just carefully controlling diet and some regular monitoring to be surethings
aren't getting out of hand, particularly in the last few months of her
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