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TUESDAY Q & A: Successful pancreas transplant can restore body’s ability to secrete insulin

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 [...]

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Se necesita que la población hispana done más órganos, dicen expertos en trasplante de Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 16 de mayo de 2013.  Abril es el "mes nacional de la donación de vida", celebrado para alentar a la gente a donar órganos y tejido, así como para elogiar a los donantes que han regalado vida a otras personas. Siempre son escasos los donantes de órganos. [...]

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Mayo Clinic: La diabetes puede ser controlada en pacientes después de la extirpación del páncreas

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 [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Cáncer pancreático puede ser detectado con una simple prueba intestinal

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 [...]

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What is the Pancreas

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Suresh Chari explains the role of the pancreas. To listen, click the link below. What is the Pancreas

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Pancreatic Necrosis

Mayo Clinic Dr. Todd Baron defines Pancreatic Necrosis and discusses both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for the drainage of Pancreatic Necrosis.

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Mayo Clinic Proceedings Dewald Interview

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 [...]

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Pancreatitis Treatment

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 [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Losing Weight Can Have A Big Impact on Those With Diabetes

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 [...]

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