Pancreas problems

Chronic pancreatitis symptoms

For many people, long removed from high school or college biology classes, it can be difficult to remember what exactly the pancreas even does, much less any of the ailments that commonly occur with the pancreas. Well, here’s a little refresher: the pancreas is a gland in the body that produces many important bodily substances, […]

Symptoms of pancreas problems

Inflammation of the pancreas is known as pancreatitis and can often come on suddenly without any prior warning. One of the first signs is that your stomach feels extremely tender and may even become swollen. Often this is followed by nausea and vomiting. You may also notice that you are running a high fever however […]

Diabetes treatment

Diabetes is a disorder that affects your insulin’s ability to process sugars. When you eat food, your body turns it into a simple sugar called glucose. Some foods are so complex that they take a long time to turn to glucose and are used by your body almost immediately. Some other foods that you might […]

Insulin resistance diet

An insulin resistance diet is a diet that typically requires a low consumption of carbohydrates and a moderate consumption of proteins and fats. These are the main macros/nutrients that are important to focus on when creating a diet for insulin resistance. This type of diet is used as a treatment method for those with insulin […]

Pancreatic cancer

The pancreas is an organ that is responsible for secreting important enzymes that help our food digest and helps regulate our hormones. A lot of times when a person develops pancreatic cancer the cancer progresses very quickly, without a lot of symptoms. This makes it hard to diagnosis pancreatic cancer in the early stages which […]

Gallstone pancreatitis

The pancreas is an organ that produces hormones, such as insulin, as well as digestive juices. It is located in the back middle part of the abdomen. When something causes the pancreas to become inflamed it is usually referred to as having acute pancreatic. Acute pancreatic can be cause by different things but is normally […]


What is pancreatitis? This is a disease process in which the pancreas becomes inflamed. The pancreas is an organ that sits behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. It is responsible for producing enzymes that help metabolize or break down sugar in the food that we eat. It also helps aid in other digestive processes. […]

Chronic pancreatitis

You may not know what chronic pancreatitis is, but in a nutshell it is when the pancreas goes through a persistent inflammation that causes the organ to change its functions, and can even alter the normal shape and size of the pancreas. If you are someone who thinks that they are suffering from chronic pancreatitis, […]

Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes it is a condition that affects people later in life and is also called adult onset diabetes. This type of diabetes also used to be called non-insulin dependent diabetes, because it differs in form from regular type 1 diabetes. What makes this condition different than the other, is that it results from […]