Thursday, January 24, 2013

Conference Session: Nutritional Management of Osteoarthritis and the Use of Osteoarthritis Models

Originally presented at Petfood Forum 2011, Dr. Karen Wedekind of Novus International discusses the different osteoarthritis models used to evaluate efficacy of therapeutic foods and nutritional supplements.

This one-hour session provides participants with information on the use of cartilage and bone markers as early indicators of treatment effectiveness and presents evidence on the role of nutrition in the management of lameness and OA in dogs and other species.

For $49.99, participants receive:
  • Unlimited online access (log on any time – 24 hours a day –to view the session)
  • Certificate of completion
Karen Wedekind, PhD, comparative nutrition manager for Novus International, received her doctorate from the University of Illinois and has 19 years’ experience in the petfood industry. Her current research focuses on bioavailability and nutrient requirements for pets, including endocrine, antioxidant and osteoarthritis research.

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