Saturday, September 20, 2014

Connection Between Diabetes and Pancreatitis

A recent research project was done on 1,102 patients who had Acute
Pancreatitis.

"After experiencing AP, a total of 37% of the individuals developed
pre-diabetes or diabetes. Sixteen percent of the people that developed
diabetes needed insulin after experiencing AP. It was shown that a
diagnosis of AP will increase the risk of diabetes in individuals by
more than “twofold” over 5 years. The researchers conclude that
studies need to take place to see how this risk can be lowered."

Read more:
http://www.diabetescare.net/authors/clara-schneider/the-connection-between-pancreatitis-and-diabetes#ixzz3DrxPoHWk

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