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Oral Hyaluronic Acid Supplementation Proves to be Effective for OA

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Background Degenerative joint disease encompasses a wide range of diseases with osteoarthritis (OA) affecting 20% of all dogs and 80% in dogs greater than 8 years.  In its advanced stages, OA can be painful and debilitating.  Treatment of OA typically centers on reduction of pain and increased mobility. A key component of synovial is hyaluronan […] Read more »

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Hyaluronic Acid – A Joint Health Test

There is a growing body of evidence that Hyaluronic Acid is an effective marker of degenerative joint diseases in dogs: Background:Serum hyaluronic acid (sHA) and CRP are a simple blood test for the early detection of degenerative joint disease as well as post-therapeutic monitoring for therapy effectiveness.  Positive sHA values are to be interpreted as […] Read more »