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RACE CE Quiz - Laminitis

Thank you for attending the veterinarian continuing education events on laminitis, presented by MARS EQUESTRIAN™. Please take a few minutes to complete the following quiz and receive a score of 70% or greater for full credit.

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* 1. TRUE or FALSE: A horse with a normal baseline ACTH concentration can still have PPID.

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* 2. When it comes to research into the effects corticosteroids on laminitis:

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* 3. Which statement(s) about non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) are true?

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* 4. Animals with Equine Metabolic Syndrome are at increased risk of laminitis and:

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* 5. TRUE or FALSE: Research has shown that grazing muzzles cause stress and restrict pasture intake too much.

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* 6. Which of the following is a good way to mitigate risk of laminitis?

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* 7. Testing for insulin dysregulation should include:

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* 8. To reduce as much as possible the insulin response to a meal in a severely Insulin dysregulating horse recent work suggests you should:

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* 9. TRUE or FALSE: A horse’s glucose and insulin response to their current diet can be tested using reference ranges for the Oral Sugar Test as a guideline to determine if that particular diet is causing abnormal postprandial hyperinsulinemia

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* 10. Major risk factors for the development of laminitis include:

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* 11. In the initial British study ( Menzies – Gow et al 2017) looking prospectively at laminitis risk – the main risk factors identified were:

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* 12. A good way to promote a healthy weight and improved insulin sensitivity is to:

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* 13. TRUE of FALSE: According to research published in 2017, a Cresty Neck Score of 3 or higher (on a 5-point scale) is associated with an increased risk of laminitis.

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* 14. When considering the diet of a horse with a history of laminitis, what are key factors to implement?

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* 15. Which of the following factors are known to affect the insulin response to the diet?

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* 16. True or False : In the second reported British Prospective Laminitis study (Knowles et al 2021) there was a close association between   absolute ACTH concentrations and laminitis risk

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