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 Canine Addison's Disease (Hypoadrenocorticisim)

Vet Stop (Australian site): Describes the functions of the hormones produced by the adrenal glands, physical and laboratory signs/signals of Addison's.



Overview of the Adrenal Gland(s)

EndocrineWeb:  a description of the adrenal glands. Describes the function of each layer



Addison's Disease

Novartis Canada -an overview of terminology, diagnostics, and treatment -includes a chart that lists "normal" reference ranges for cortisol, potassium and sodium




Canine hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease): Diagnosis and Treatment of an Emerging Disease  (PDF file)

Student technical manual produced by Novartis (copyright 2005)




Frequently asked questions




Addison's Disease Terminology (this table will remain a "work in progress")



Hypoadrenocorticism, Addison's Disease in Dogs

Cornell University - Diagnostic Support System for Veterinary Medicine


Canine Hypoadrenocorticism: Diagnosis and Treatment of an Emerging Disease
Pathophysiology and Treatment of Hypoadrenocorticism. Produced by the Drug Information Lab, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, March 1998

Pros and Cons of Percorten and Florinef
Comparison of medication options used to maintain electrolyte balance in the treatment of Primary/Typical Canine Addison's Disease


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