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Use of Supplements & Therapeutic Diets in Managing OA

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    April 9, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

    *Veterinary Professionals can earn 1 hr of AAVSB RACE, NY, and NJVMA-approved CE!

    In this segment Dr. Donna Raditic, DVM, DACVN, CVA takes an evidence-based approach to her discussion of veterinary therapeutic diets and use of supplements in the management of osteoarthritis in companion animals.

    Her discussion includes:

    - 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 the proper way to administer supplements when used in addition to therapeutic diets

    Viewer Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars!

    Running time: 45 mins

    Fee:
    View & Earn 1 hr CE credit: $28
    or
    View as Non-CE credit: $4.99

    *Approved for CE credit for veterinarians and technicians by the AAVSB RACE program, NY State and the NJVMA. The method of delivery is online and non-interactive.
    Be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories &/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of CE.