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



Folder  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.
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"Updates on canine hypoadrenocorticism"
(flash edition) 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.


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
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
Mirage-Samoyed site. Health information here is very clear and concise



Addison's Disease
Shiloh Shepherd site -clear, concise information on diagnosis, treatment and prognosis



Addison's Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism)
Bay Area Veterinary Specialists



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



Addison's Disease in the Dog
Discount Pet Medicines: Overview of Canine Addison's Disease and medication options



Addison's Disease: Averting an Adrenal Crisis
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)



Antech News: "Addison's Disease" (cont'd)
March 2003, Part 2: Laboratory Findings, Diagnosis and Treatment



Antech News: March 2003
"Hypoadrenocorticism" full article (pdf format)



Atypical Addison's Disease in the Dog: A Retrospective Survey of 14 Cases
Sadek, D and Schaer, M. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1996;32:159-63. Atypical Addison's Disease in the Dog: A Retrospective (from the Bearded Collie Foundation for Health site: "Beacon for Health")



Breeding for Disease Control, Longevity and Temperament
Article by JP Yousha, GDCA H&W Chair



Canine hypoadrenocorticism - Addison's Disease
VetCentric encyclopedia article. Excellent coverage of the subject, from diagnosis to management.



Case Studies of dogs diagnosed with Addison's Disease
Acacia Pet Clinic, San Jose CA



Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
The National Adrenal Diseases Foundation



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



Critical Care Treatment of Addison's Disease
Southpaws Veterinary Referral Center - Winter 1999



Diagnosing Addison's Disease
Antech Diagnostics, March 2003



Dog Health: Addison's Disease
Symptom and Treatment Information



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



Endocrinology: Addison's Disease & ACTH Testing Procedures
Dr. Deborah Greco: District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine (March 2001 Lecture Notes)



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



Pets Health (Columbia Animal Hospital) : Michael D. Lorenz and Lynda Melendez Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA



Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease) in Dogs
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
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]



Overview of Hypoadrenocorticism in Cats and Dogs
Katy M. Groover, DVM; Kenneth S. Latimer, DVM, PhD; Perry J. Bain, DVM, PhD; Carla L. Jarrett, DVM, MS; Kevin S. Stiffler, DVM -Class of 2004 (Groover) and Department of Pathology (Latimer), Department of Anatomy and Radiology (Jarrett), and Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery (Stiffler), College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7388



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
Purina Pro Club publication (January 2004) announcing Addison's study to include Great Danes



Should circulatory shock heighten suspicion of hypoadrenocorticism?
DVM Newsmagazine article by Dr. Johnny Hoskins (4/1/04)



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



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



The Great Pretender
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
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

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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