In the Journals

ERCP reduced risk for recurrence of gallstone pancreatitis

August 1, 2013
Patients with acute gallstone pancreatitis were less likely to experience recurrence if they underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography…

In the Journals

Acute-on-chronic pancreatitis less severe with presence of fibrosis

July 25, 2013
Fibrosis was associated with less severe acute attacks among patients with chronic pancreatitis in a recent study. Researchers evaluated records and…

In the Journals

Hay fever, animal allergies may reduce pancreatic cancer risk

July 19, 2013
Patients with allergies, particularly hay fever or animal allergies, were less likely to develop pancreatic cancer than controls in a recent pooled…

In the Journals

Rectal NSAIDs protected better against pancreatitis than stents after ERCP

July 12, 2013
Patients who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography were less likely to develop post-procedure pancreatitis when treated with…

Meeting News Coverage

No link between pancreatic cancer development, insulin-stimulating therapies among diabetic patients

June 3, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Insulin-stimulating therapies such as incretin mimetics did not accelerate development of pancreatic adenocarcinomas among…

Meeting News Coverage

Smoking increased risk for acute pancreatitis

May 31, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. — Acute pancreatitis was more common among smokers, particularly those who also consumed alcohol, according to data presented at…

In the Journals

GLP-1-based therapies linked to development of, hospitalization for pancreatitis among diabetes patients

April 17, 2013
Patients with type 2 diabetes exposed to exenatide or sitagliptin were at greater risk for developing and being hospitalized for acute pancreatitis…

In the Journals

Self-expandable metal stents did not increase pancreaticoduodenectomy complications

April 12, 2013
Patients with pancreatic cancer and self-expandable metal stents placed for biliary drainage did not experience more complications after…

In the Journals

Self-expandable metal stents did not increase pancreaticoduodenectomy complications

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2013
Patients with pancreatic cancer and self-expandable metal stents placed for biliary drainage did not experience more complications after…

Breaking News

FDA to investigate data on incretin mimetics for pancreatitis, cancer risk

Endocrine Today, April 2013
The FDA has announced they will investigate findings that suggest an increased risk for pancreatitis and pancreatic duct metaplasia in patients with…

In the Journals

New-onset diabetes highly prevalent among patients with pancreatic cancer

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2013
Patients with pancreatic cancer had diabetes, particularly new-onset diabetes, significantly more frequently than those with other cancers and…

In the Journals

New-onset diabetes highly prevalent among patients with pancreatic cancer

March 13, 2013
Patients with pancreatic cancer had diabetes, particularly new-onset diabetes, significantly more frequently than those with other cancers and…

In the Journals

Closed-loop system reduced hypoglycemia, improved glycemic control

Endocrine Today, March 2013
Patients with type 1 diabetes experienced significant improvements in overnight glucose control and nocturnal hypoglycemic events with use of an…

In the Journals

GLP-1 agents led to more frequent pancreatitis hospitalization

Endocrine Today, March 2013
Patients with type 2 diabetes have a significantly increased risk for hospitalization for acute pancreatitis resulting from the use of sitagliptin or…

In the Journals

Low plasma adiponectin levels linked to pancreatic cancer

January 29, 2013
Patients with low levels of circulating adiponectin are at an increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to recent results. In a…

In the Journals

Low plasma adiponectin levels linked to pancreatic cancer

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2013
Patients with low levels of circulating adiponectin are at an increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to recent results. In a…

In the Journals

Autoimmune pancreatitis linked to higher risk for various cancers

January 24, 2013
Patients with autoimmune pancreatitis are at increased risk for developing various cancers, particularly within the first year of diagnosis…

In the Journals

Autoimmune pancreatitis linked to higher risk for various cancers

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2013
Patients with autoimmune pancreatitis are at increased risk for developing various cancers, particularly within the first year of diagnosis…

In the JournalsPerspective

Thyroid function reduced by pancreatic, liver surgery

Endocrine Today, February 2013
Pancreatic surgery reduced thyroid function, according to researchers in Poland. Katarzyna Wojciechowska-Durczynska, MD, and colleagues measured…

In the Journals

Steroid discontinuation resulted in relapses among patients with autoimmune pancreatitis

January 14, 2013
Patients with autoimmune pancreatitis who discontinued steroid treatment often relapsed and had their disease occur in the pancreas or biliary tract…

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