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What are 5 causes of increased Amylase?
pancreatic injury, renal dysfxn, GI dz, hepatic dz, neoplasia
Significance of Amylase >3x normal?
points to pancreatic injury (makes other causes much less likely)
Significance of increased lipase?
pancreatic injury, renal dysfunction, GI dz, hepatic dz, neoplasia, corticosteroids (can cause 5x inc)
**Levels >2x normal = pancreatic dz
Which species do you use amylase and lipase in?
Amylase: K9 (unreliable feline, may be slight increase in Eq)
Lipase: K9
Significance of hyperbilirubinemia in cats?
Occurs in >50% of cats w/ pancreatitis
What 3 factors regulate glucose metabolism?
1. intestinal absorption
2. hepatic production
3. kidney production
Which hormones increase blood glucose?
Glucocorticoids
Catecholamines
Growth hormones
Glucagon
Which hormones decrease blood glucose?
insulin
What are 4 causes of hyperglycemia?
Postprandial,
Diabetes mellitus,
Increased blood glucocorticoid conc (stress or cushings),
Inc catecholemines (excitement in cats)
Most common causes of hypoglycemia?
Sepsis
Hepatic failure
Inc insulin level
Neonatal
(ketosis/PG, starvation/malabs - rarely)