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PANCREAS NEWS

Can colonoscopy trigger pancreatitis? An expert answers

June 30, 2022 11:52 pm

According to Dr Rajesh Gopalakrishna, "while certain risk factors for pancreatitis, such as family history and genetics, cannot be changed, making some lifestyle changes can lower the risk of pancreatitis."

How artificial pancreas can be a game changer for diabetes patients

March 04, 2022 6:33 pm

"The cost of treating diabetes is similar to treating heart attacks, kidney disease, strokes, neuropathy, blindness, amputations, mental disease -- all of which can be prevented with 'proper management of the primary disease'," said Dr Jothydev Kesavadev, diabetologist

Living with type 1 diabetes, this dancer speaks of improvement in quality of life after DIY artificial pancreas

April 14, 2021 10:50 am

Doctors caution not regulated technology but admit to several patients leading a near normal life

COVID-19 and the risk of acute pancreatitis: Here's what an expert advises

September 07, 2020 3:44 pm

"Upper abdominal pain among COVID-19 patients should be always evaluated from pancreatitis point of view," says Dr Swapnil Sharma, of Fortis Hospital, Mulund

Is obesity to blame for rising cancer cases in the younger generation?

June 29, 2020 1:52 pm

Extra body fat undoubtedly reduces the immune system of the body, and functioning of the hormones and cells which further results in abnormal number of cells and can increase the risk of tumour formation.

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

January 17, 2016 4:25 pm

Metformin — a commonly used generic medication for type 2 diabetes — decreases the inflammation and fibrosis characteristic of the most common form of pancreatic cancer, the researchers said.

Virgin olive oil,fish fatty acids may help mitigate acute pancreatitis

December 23, 2011 6:24 pm

The researchers evaluated the role of Mediterranean diet ingredients in the prevention and mitigation of cell damage.

Test of ‘artificial pancreas’ offers diabetes hope

February 05, 2010 9:45 am

Scientists have used an 'artificial pancreas' system of pumps and monitors to improve blood sugar control in diabetes patients.

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