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Osteoarthritis - An Evidence-Based Approach to the Use of Supplements and Therapeutic Diets

Osteoarthritis - An Evidence-Based Approach to the Use of Supplements and Therapeutic Diets

Osteoarthritis - An Evidence-Based Approach to the Use of Supplements and Therapeutic Diets

Dr. Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVN, CVA
Dr. Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVN, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

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Launch date: 22 Mar 2018
Expiry Date: 31 Dec 2018

Last updated: 11 Dec 2018

Reference: 187364

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Latest User Comments

Caroline Niederman (7 Aug 2018)
Interesting lecture with some great take home recommendations.
(11 Dec 2018)
Labeled OCD shoulder lesion site incorrectly; also where is the evidence that oral glucosamine+ injectable GAG use will increase risk of bleeding? seemed a personal opinion of the presenter instead of peer reviewed proof...

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

A discussion on the management of patients with osteoarthritis focusing on supplements and dietary considerations including:

Chondromodulating Agents

- Disease Modifying Osteoarthritis Drugs (DMOAD): polysulfated glycosaminoglycan and pentosan

- Supplements: oral glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, green lipped mussel extract, omega three fatty acids, curcumin, avocado/soybean unsaponifiables, Zeel, and Boswellia

Veterinary therapeutic joint diets, dietary considerations in large breed puppies, and use of supplements on top of therapeutic diets

Objectives

Understand the mechanism of action of disease modifying osteoarthritis drugs and various supplements as well as the evidence to support their use in the management of patients with osteoarthritis
Including: polysulfated glycosaminoglycan and pentosan, oral glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, green lipped mussel extract, omega three fatty acids, curcumin, avocado/soybean unsaponifiables, Zeel, and Boswellia
Proper use of omega 3 fatty acids
Dosages; Preemptive use in breeds at risk for osteoarthritis; Supplementation guidelines when used with veterinary therapeutic joint diets; comparison of commercially available products and their costs
Veterinary therapeutic joint diets
A comparison of commercially available and prescription therapeutic joint diets and understanding how to use supplements as adjuncts to these diets
Dr. Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVN, CVA

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Dr. Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVN, CVA
on behalf of VetVine

Dr. Donna Raditic is a veterinarian board certified by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Her clinical interests are in integrative medicine, small animal nutrition, multi-modal pain management, and nutraceuticals.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • New York State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
  • 1.00 Hours

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Caroline Niederman (7 Aug 2018)
Interesting lecture with some great take home recommendations.
(11 Dec 2018)
Labeled OCD shoulder lesion site incorrectly; also where is the evidence that oral glucosamine+ injectable GAG use will increase risk of bleeding? seemed a personal opinion of the presenter instead of peer reviewed proof...

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