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Refractory Epilepsy - Can Diet Help?

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurologic disorder of dogs and manifests as focal or generalized seizure activity, and often times, other behavioral problems (anxiety, aggression, poor trainability).

    As with most diseases or conditions a holistic, multimodal approach to the care and management of epilepsy is essential to the pet’s well being. Read more:
    http://www.vetvine.com/forums/topic/893/multimodal-management-of-epilepsy

    But what about the role of nutrition and the possibility of food acting as a medicine?  In this Specialty Update we discuss information recently presented regarding the influence that diet can have on control of seizures in dogs with epilepsy.

    Running time: 7 mins

    Free registration for Premium Membership subscribers http://vetvine.com/article/181/evidence-based-update-subscriptions). Basic Member Fee: $14.95
  • Sponsor: VetVine
  • Presenter(s): Elisabeth Zenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $14.95


Featured Publications


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  • Anticonvulsants

    Small Animal Critical Care Medicine (Second Edition), 2015, Chapter 166, Pages 872-876. Authors: Adam Moeser, Sheldon A. Steinberg
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  • Seizures and Status Epilepticus

    Small Animal Critical Care Medicine (Second Edition), 2015, Chapter 82, Pages 426-431. Author: Karen M. Vernau
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  • Phenobarbital or potassium bromide as an add-on antiepileptic drug for the management of canine idiopathic epilepsy refractory to imepitoin

    The Veterinary Journal, 220 (2017), pp 51-54. Authors: E Royaux, L Van Ham, BJG Broeckx, I Van Soens, et al.
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