Low quality of evidence for glucosamine-based nutraceuticals in equine joint disease: review of in vivo studies.

@article{Pearson2009LowQO,
  title={Low quality of evidence for glucosamine-based nutraceuticals in equine joint disease: review of in vivo studies.},
  author={Wendy Pearson and M. Lindinger},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={
          706-12
        }
}
Nutraceuticals are increasingly applied to the management of equine arthritis and joint disease, particularly those based upon glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate. While the first report of using glucosamine in horses appeared more than 25 years ago, it was not until 1992 that isolated studies began to be reported. Since that time, 15 in vivo papers have been published in the equine literature, usually on products already commercially available and often seeking evidence for efficacy. These… 

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