Christopher Scudder

PhD student studying feline acromegaly at the Royal Veterinary College and a Diplomate of the American College Veterinary Internal Medicine

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Diabetes mellitus in cats and the veterinary nurse's role

Insulin is synthesised in pancreatic β-cells. Its effects can be considered in terms of length of effect as short, intermediate and long term. The short-term effects are to lower blood glucose by...

Acromegaly in cats

The pituitary gland is an endocrine organ at the base of the brain (Figure 1a and 1b). This gland secretes several hormones, including GH, which are required for effective homeostasis. Feline HST is...