Items tagged as "pancreas"
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is 31 and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7. She had a baby three months ago, and her blood sugar levels were never really controlled. Doctors tested her kidney function and said there is “a little damage” but nothing to worry about. They [...]Created by Dana Sparks
JACKSONVILLE, Florida — 5 de septiembre de 2012. Una investigación realizada en la Clínica Mayo, en Jacksonville, Florida, ha encontrado que remover el páncreas completo en pacientes con cáncer o quistes precancerosos en parte del órgano, no se traduce en una diabetes inmanejable — como muchos médicos pensaban anteriormente. El [...]Created by Emily Hiatt
JACKSONVILLE, Florida — 22 de mayo de 2012. A través del simple brillo de una pequeña luz dentro del intestino delgado, cerca de la juntura de ese órgano con el páncreas, médicos de la Clínica Mayo en el campus de Florida, han sido capaces de detectar cáncer pancreático en un [...]Created by Emily Hiatt
Dr. Gordon DeWald, professor emeritus in laboratory medicine and laboratory genetics at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of his study (http://tinyurl.com/mcce2t) on the use of FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) to visualize genetic abnormalities characteristic of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas — an organ [...]Created by Admin
Your pancreas is an organ that does two things: it secretes enzymes that help you digest food, and it creates insulin to regulate blood sugar. But sometimes gall stones, medications or alcohol can cause pancreatitis. It's inflammation that can be mild or severe -- in which case you may need [...]Created by Admin
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can type 2 diabetes be cured just by losing weight? ANSWER: Losing weight can have a big impact on diabetes. Although it might not cure type 2 diabetes in every case, getting to a healthy body weight does have that potential for many people. Even if it [...]Created by Admin