American Association of Feline Practitioners

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Feline CKD: Don't Wait for Weight Loss

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.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the reasons for poor appetite and weight loss in cats with CKD
  2. Describe the impact of poor intake and weight loss on cats with CKD
  3. Create an appropriate treatment plan to address food intake and weight loss in cats with CKD
  4. Describe the mechanism of action of capromorelin

Speaker Bio

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.

RACE Credits 

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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.