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Pancreatic cancer: a deadly disease by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 8:38am What is Pancreatic Cancer? The pancreas is a long, flat gland that lies in the abdomen behind the stomach. It produces enzymes that aid digestion and certain hormones that help maintain the proper level of blood sugar. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. in 2009, there will be 42,470 people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a ... Read on »
Can Celiac Disease cause Pancreatitis? by Amy Leger Posted Thu 19 Jun 2014 12:00pm Reader asks can celiac disease can cause pancreatitis? Turns out, research shows, it is a possibility. The post appeared first on . Read on »
Bacteria in the mouth may lead to diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 19 May 2014 6:52am New research has shown that patients with pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. have a different and distinct profile of specific bacteriaA group of organism ... Read on »
Models, Fashion, and Eating Disorders by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:48pm Image courtesy of Indexed Part I: A Zero-Sum Problem I've shied away from speaking directly about models and the whole "size-zero" phenomenon. Partly because I think it gets away from the ultimate cause of eating disorders: genetics, biology, neurochemistry. Eating disorders date back hundreds of years- long be ... Read on »
FIT TIP FRIDAY . . .that are actually more like little findings by Marla-Deen Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 2:26pm Today I'm just putting out e some things I have come across this week that were notable, interesting or inspiring.  So, here goes . . .  Walking through the parking lot to teach a class this morning, I passed a car with this bumper sticker.  I had to pass this on to you!  I often tell myself and my family to not let little things or oth ... Read on »
Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity and Digestive (Pancreatic) Enzymes by Dr. Steve Nenninger Naturopathic Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm A large number of people that are gluten sensitive also have pancreatic damage. This can be a part of their ongoing digestive problems. Here is the study. The authors recommend: When given pancreatic enzyme supplementation - three capsules of Creon 10,000* with each meal - eighteen out of twenty CD patients with diarrhoea (90%) had significant ... Read on »
Honoring Dr. Douglas Pleskow by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 4:46am About ten years ago, two women with pancreatic disease happened to meet, discussed the lack of scientific knowledge about their disease, and decided to establish the National Pancreas Foundation to support research in this arena and to provide support to pancreatic patients and their loved ones. In the time since, the foundation has funded over $1 ... Read on »
PANCREATITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a large gland behind the stomach and close to the duodenum. The duodenum is the upper part of the small intestine. The pancreas secretes digestive enzymes into the small intestine through a tube called the pancreatic duct. These enzymes help digest fats, proteins, and carbohyd ... Read on »
Celiac Support Group by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:34pm As most you know, support is essential when trying to lose weight. You need someone who has been there. You need others who can share their wisdom and experience when you are feeling at your lowest. Encouragement through the tough times is essential to keep yourself doing what it takes. Support is just as important in other areas of l ... Read on »
Pancreatitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a large gland behind the stomach and close to the duodenum. The duodenum is the upper part of the small intestine. The pancreas secretes digestive enzymes into the small intestine through a tube called the pancreatic duct. These enzymes help digest fats, proteins, and carbohyd ... Read on »