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An approximately 9-year-old castrated male ferret was presented for physical examination. Chronic hyperglycemia and glycosuria were observed, and the patient was diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. The owner declined treatment for diabetes; therefore, the patient was monitored. Adrenal disease was...

Author(s)
Tsukane, M.; Tsukane, E.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2015, 24, 1, pp 23-26
Abstract

Ferrets are perhaps best known in the veterinary community for their tendency to develop endocrinopathies, most notably insulinoma and adrenal gland hyperplasia or neoplasia. This chapter discusses adrenal-associated endocrinopathy (AAE), aldosterone-secreting adrenocortical adenoma,...

Author(s)
Miller, C. L.; Marini, R. P.; Fox, J. G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 377-399
Abstract

Case Description: A 7.5-year-old spayed female ferret was evaluated because of weight loss despite a good appetite. Pancreatic insulinoma had been diagnosed at another animal hospital on the basis of detection of low blood glucose concentration on 1 occasion; however, concurrent determination of...

Author(s)
Hess, L.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2012, 241, 11, pp 1490-1494
Abstract

Diabetes mellitus (DM) was diagnosed in a 6-year-old neutered male ferret with polyuria/polydipsia, symmetrical alopecia, and weight loss. Laboratory tests revealed severe hyperglycemia, glucosuria, and increased steroid hormone profile. Abdominal ultrasound revealed a bilateral enlargement of the...

Author(s)
Boari, A.; Papa, V.; Silverio, F. di; Aste, G.; Olivero, D.; Rocconi, F.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2010, 34, Supplement 1, pp S107-S110
Abstract

A 3.5-year-old spayed female ferret, fed a diet high in refined sugar, was referred for lethargy, polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia. Diabetic ketoacidosis was diagnosed. Treatment included insulin therapy and a low carbohydrate diet. Diabetes mellitus resolved 54 d later, and insulin therapy was ...

Author(s)
Duhamelle, A.; Langlois, I.; Desmarchelier, M.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2015, 56, 7, pp 737-740
Abstract

Ferrets have become more popular as household pets and as animal models in biomedical research in the past 2 decades. The average life span of ferrets is about 5-11 years with onset of geriatric diseases between 3-4 years including endocrinopathies, neoplasia, gastrointestinal diseases,...

Author(s)
Bakthavatchalu, V.; Muthupalani, S.; Marini, R. P.; Fox, J. G.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2016, 53, 2, pp 349-365
Abstract

Pancreatic endocrinopathies, especially insulinomas, are a common finding in ferrets. Surgical resection remains the treatment of choice for insulinomas because it can provide longer disease-free intervals and survival times. Because of the high rate of metastasis, owners should be advised that...

Author(s)
Chen, S.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2008, 11, 1, pp 107-123
Abstract

A 5.5-y-old spayed female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) with a history of adrenal disease, respiratory disease, and chronic obesity was evaluated for progressive lethargy and ataxia, diminished appetite, and possible polyuria and polydipsia. Physical examination revealed obesity, lethargy,...

Author(s)
Phair, K. A.; Carpenter, J. W.; Schermerhorn, T.; Ganta, C. K.; DeBey, B. M.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2011, 50, 4, pp 531-535
Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). From the epidemiological data, the picture emerges that the more severe etiopathologies among COVID-19 patients are found in elderly...

Author(s)
Csiszar, A.; Jakab, F.; Valencak TeresaG.; Lanszki, Z.; Tóth, G. E.; Kemenesi, G.; Tarantini, S.; Fazekas-Pongor, V.; Ungvari, Z.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
GeroScience, 2020, 42, 5, pp 1229-1236
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Author(s)
Campbell-Ward, M. L.; Rand, J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Clinical endocrinology of companion animals, 2013, pp 191-200

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