"DaDane of the Week"
Series of articles on Canine Addison's Disease published by Ginnie Saunders in 2003

Research Studies
Current studies of Canine Addison's Disease at UCDavis . PLEASE NOTE: These studies need DNA samples from ALL representatives of the breed: Affected, UNaffected, Related and UNrelated to dogs that have been diagnosed with Addison's Disease! Please send for your kits today!

Novartis Roundtable Discussion: "Addison's Disease, Uncommon or Underdiagnosed?"
Discussion of Canine Addison's Disease by the country's leading experts in the field of veterinary internal medicine. (Posted with permission. For individual use only. Cannot be reproduced without permission.) Originally published as a supplement to the October, 2003 issue of "Veterinary Medicine"

"Updates on Hypoadrenocorticism"
Veterinary Medicine magazine, June 2008  (Copyright: 2008 Advanstar Communications, Inc.) Christine A. Gaydos, DVM, Amy DeClue, DVM, MS, DACVIM. This review discusses the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of the different types of hypoadrenocorticism in dogs.Click on "print" at the top of the page and select "free print" to obtain a printer-friendly, ad-supported version of this article for a maximum of 5 copies. By printing, you agree to the publisher's terms of use and iCopyright's terms of use.

CVC 2008 Highlights: "Managing atypical and critical cases of primary hypoadrenocorticism in dogs"
David S. Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM (Publication: Veterinary Medicine , December 1, 2008) Copyright: 2008 Advanstar Communications Inc. - Free License to Print Up to 5 Ad Supported Copies. By printing, you agree to the publisher's terms of use and iCopyright's terms of use.

"Testing for Addison's Disease"
By: Johnny D. Hoskins, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM - Published in Jan 1, 2009 DVM NEWSMAGAZINE ~ Relevant points from a lecture by Dr. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff in her December 2008 presentation to the ACVIM Forum on diagnostic testing for canine hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease).
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Acute Adrenal Crisis (from an "human" perspective)
Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia

Addison's Disease downloadable .doc file
Antech Diagnostics News -March 2003, Addison's Disease: Overview of types, signalment, diagnosis, lab findings and treatment

Addison's Disease
Marvistavet describes the adrenal glands and their function -and the clinical signs and treatment of Canine Addison's Disease

Addison's Disease
Shiloh Shepherd Health Resource Center Library

Addison's Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism)
Bay Area Veterinary Specialists

Addison's Disease Brochure .pdf file
One sheet brochure/handout, prepared by Shannon Wilkinson for Permission to reproduce and distribute freely!

Addison's Disease: Averting an Adrenal Crisis downloadable .doc file
Addison's Disease: Averting an Adrenal Crisis - By Arnold Plotnick, M.S., D.V.M., Dip. ACVIM, Dip. ABVP. (First published in DOG WORLD Magazine, Vol. 86, No. 6, June 2001, p. 54.)

Addison’s Disease in Your Dog - Treating Hypoadrenocorticism
Article by Ron Hines DVM PhD (1/13/04)

Adrenal Insufficiency & Addison's Disease
A "human" site -but the information also applies to dogs (bottom of the page includes links to related information: ACTH, electrolytes, aldosterone & renin, BUN, etc.)
Antech News: "Addison's Disease"
March 2003, Part 1: Different Types of Addison's Disease and Signalment (symptoms)

VCA Testing and Monitoring in Addison's Disease
Testing and Monitoring in Addison's Disease
By Krista Williams, BSc, DVM, CCRP; Kristiina Ruotsalo, DVM, DVSc, Dip ACVP; Margo S. Tant BSc, DVM, DVSc & Robin Downing, DVM, CVPP, CCRP, DAAPM

Canine hypoadrenocorticism - Addison's Disease

Canine hypoadrenocorticism: Part I
Susan C. Klein and Mark E. Peterson

Case Studies of dogs diagnosed with Addison's Disease

J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff, MA, MS, Vet MB, DACVIM, DECVIM, Purdue University

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
The National Adrenal Diseases Foundation

Control of Canine Genetic Diseases downloadable .doc file
How genes distribute when carriers of a recessive trait are bred together -extracted from "Control of Canine Genetic Diseases" By George Padgentt, DVM

Diagnosing Addison's Disease downloadable .pdf file
Antech Diagnostics, March 2003

Dog Health: Addison's Disease
Symptom and Treatment Information

Endocrine Health: Breeder Strategies - Excerpt downloadable .doc file
Article by JP Yousha, Great Dane Club of America, Health and Welfare Committee (in progress 2006 - "to be continued")

How Research Works downloadable .doc file
by J.P. Yousha, Chairman of the Health & Welfare Committee, Great Dane Club of America (permission to repost is granted)

Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease) in Dogs downloable .doc file
Presentation by Mark E. Peterson DVM, Dipl ACVIM to 30th Annual Royal Canine/OSU Symposium for the Treatment of Small Animal Diseases: Endocrinology Symposium, September 30 - October 1, 2006 (Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine)

Hypoadrenocorticism in cats and dogs downloadable .doc file
Symposium on Addison's Disease by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, ACVIM (published in the June 2000 issue of "Veterinary Medicine")

National Institute of Health Publication No. 04–3054
Addison's Disease (in Humans). This publication was written by NIDDK's Office of Health Research Reports and reviewed by Dr. George P. Chrousos, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and by Dr. Judith Fradkin, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This e-text is not copyrighted. The clearinghouse encourages users of this e-pub to duplicate and distribute as many copies as desired.

Neurologic complications following treatment of canine hypoadrenocorticism
Abstract — After treatment for hypoadrenocorticism, an 18-month-old dog exhibited marked ataxia [Karen L. MacMillan]

Punnett square
Explanation of the "Punnett square" which is used to calculate the probability/likelyhood of the inheritance of genetic traits

Scientists Hope to Study Addison’s Disease in Great Danes downloadable .pdf file
Purina Pro Club publication (January 2004) announcing Addison's study to include Great Danes

Steroid Hormones
Highly technical article explaining steroidal hormones, their action and interaction (Indiana State University: Michael W. King, Ph.D / IU School of Medicine /

The Biggest Problem downloadable .doc file
by C.A. Sharp (breeder responsibility) Reprint with permission, article first appeared in the Double Helix Network News

The Great Pretender downloadable .pdf file
Article on Canine Addison's Disease, written by Shannon Wilkinson for the Whole Dog Journal in 2003 -with permission from the author

What it means downloadable .doc file
Definition of an "autosomal recessive" mode of inheritance, as explained by J.P. Yousha, Chairman of the Health & Welfare Committee, Great Dane Club of America (Please note: Permission is given by the author to reprint this document in its entirety for educational purposes)

Breeding Strategies
VetGen: Veterinary Genetic Services - Canine - Breeding Strategies

Jerold S. Bell, DVM
Articles by Jerold S Bell, DVM - Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine (Reprints of Dr. Bell's articles on genetics and breeding strategies)

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