Feline CKD: Don't Wait for Weight Loss
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In this session, we will discuss the processes that regulate food intake and outline how these mechanisms are impacted by chronic kidney disease.
- Describe the reasons for poor appetite and weight loss in cats with CKD
- Describe the impact of poor intake and weight loss on cats with CKD
- Create an appropriate treatment plan to address food intake and weight loss in cats with CKD
- Describe the mechanism of action of capromorelin
Audrey Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, MSc Vet Ed DACVIM, DECVIM, DABVP (Feline)
Dr. Audrey Cook is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She completed her internship at NC State and her residency in small animal internal medicine at UC Davis. Dr. Cook is a Diplomate of both the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and is recognized as a specialist in Feline Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. After a decade in private referral practice, Dr. Cook joined the faculty at Texas A&M. She is now Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine and co-Chief of the Medicine Section, with particular interests in endocrinology, gastroenterology, and interventional radiology.
This program 20-842468 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 1.00 CE Credits (1.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 1.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (1.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categorie(s) of: Medical using the delivery method(s) of: Non-Interactive Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.