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Acute Pancreatitis Information

Acute Pancreatitis Information

The pancreas also releases the hormones insulin and glucagon into the bloodstream. These hormones help the body use the glucose it needs from food for energy. Acute pancreatitis usually occurs as a result of alcohol abuse or bile duct obstruction. Acute pancreatitis...
Complete information about carcinoid tumors

Complete information about carcinoid tumors

Endocrine cells, such as the thyroid and pancreas, form glands that secrete hormones, such as thyroid hormone and insulin, which can be used to communicate with other organs. Carcinoid tumors are an unusual, slow-growing type of cancer that can develop in several...
Diet for Canine Pancreatitis

Diet for Canine Pancreatitis

If your dog has been diagnosed with canine pancreatitis, your dog must maintain a very strict diet so that your dog can stay healthy. Pancreatitis is a medical condition in which the pancreas becomes inflamed and produces too many enzymes for digestion. Although mild...
Information on Insulinomas

Information on Insulinomas

Insulinomas involve beta cells in ferret pancreas that develop into tumors, and are unfortunately quite common in ferrets 2-4 years old and over. This tumor causes excess insulin production. High insulin levels cause low blood sugar levels. They usually occur as a...