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Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance Group Inc.

Laminitis
Founder

In the U. S. alone, over one million horses suffer from laminitis annually. The pain and distress of an acutely laminitic horse is a very difficult thing to witness. When you care about your horse every hour seems like an eternity.

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Equine Cushing's Disease
Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction

Once thought to be a death sentence, horses with Equine Cushing's disease/PPID can live long, healthy, and useful lives.

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Insulin Resistance
Metabolic Syndrome

Insulin Resistance can arise in response to other disorders, diseases or challenges, but in non-PPID horses the vast majority of IR horses are not "diseased".

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Reports From the Field

The ECIR list has taught me so much over the past years; I would like to acknowledge Dr. Kellon, the volunteers and all the members of this group for my horse Lad for always being sound in all the years I had him. Lad was diagnosed back in 2005 and never had any issues related to his Cushing's or IR with the help of this group.

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Latest News

Updates on research, conferences, proceedings, publishing, media releases, articles, and more.

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