Good news for obese dogs with osteoarthritis – weight loss works! In an interesting collaborative study between the Universities of Glasgow and Utrecht, obese dogs with clinical osteoarthrtis were monitored by a number of subjective and objective testing criteria over a 14 month period. With just a 7-8 % loss of bodyweight, they noticed a […]
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Weight loss and osteoarthritis – better late than never…probably!
It is well recognised in people that the incidence of knee osteoarthritis is strongly linked to body weight. If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is greater than 30 then you are at a significantly higher risk of developing knee osteoarthritis compared to somebody who’s BMI is below 30. There is an interesting twist to this […]