Message Number: YG5553 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-07-16 00:24:00 UTC
Subject: pred cause burn out of receptors?

Does givig pred to an insulinomic ferret allow the receptors on cells
the detect insulin to "burn out" or become non-responsive? If so,
does this mean it is not a good idea to treat a ferret with pred and
then stop the pred to do surgery?