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pancreas

Patient Story

‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall almost died on a family vacation. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her life completely changed.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

Patient Story

‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.

Protein deposits may play role in type 2 diabetes

Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease.

Patient Story

‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

3 top diabetes myths: Learn the truth

A diabetes educator discusses the most common misconceptions she hears and offers two helpful tips.

Patient Story

‘Life is good’

Having endured a host of treatments, Gary Lemmen sees the positive side of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Patient Story

Diabetes isn’t what it used to be

Doctors expect Emma Scott, 7, to live a 'normal kid' kind of life after Type 1 diagnosis.

The key to avoiding diabetes

A healthy diet and exercise can help.

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

Pancreatitis by way of gallstones?

Study also shows statins can increase risk of pancreatitis.

Urine test may detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

Research findings hold promise for development of screening test for this deadly disease.