Cholesterol

Hyperlipidemia In Dogs

Hyperlipidemia In Dogs

Hyperlipidemiais a common problem in dogs, an infrequent problem in cats. “Hyper” is a Greek prefix meaning over, above, beyond, to excess. “Lipid” refers to fats. It comes from the Greek word lipos, meaning fat or grease. Lipid was coined in 1923 by a Frenchman. “Emia” is a medical suffix indicating “condition of the blood,” […]

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At The Laboratory With My Pet’s Doctor, Chemistry Profile II

In our ongoing series about how and why your pet’s doctor chooses laboratory tests, and what the results mean, we continue our look at the Chemistry Profile.  Click here to read Part 1.  Click here to read about the Complete Blood Count (CBC).   Click here to read about urinalysis. Glucose. Everybody knows glucose. It’s also […]

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