• Diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus, which begins with insulin resistance, is characterized by the ultimate failure of pancreatic β cells to match insulin production with insulin demand. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment for this disease is supportive, and may require hospitialization to attend to the dog's nutritional and fluid needs, pain management, and addressing any other disease processes (infection, diabetes, etc.) while letting the pancreas heal on its own. (wikipedia.org)
  • Digestion
  • In 1770, French anatomist Antoine Portal noted bleeding due to oesophageal varices, In 1844, Gabriel Valentin showed pancreatic juices break down food in digestion. (wikipedia.org)
  • persistent
  • Beyond his main lines of research, he has written on topics such as causality and the Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) / Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) link, persistent organic pollutants and public health, genome metaphors, the bibliographic impact factor and scientific journals, or the roles of scientific associations, among other issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • complications
  • Differences between genotypes affect the disease severity, course and likelihood of complications, and response to treatment and possibly vaccination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases and complications related to viral hepatitis and alcohol are the main reason for seeking specialist advice. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • The IBA became the International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Association (IHBPA) and a World Association of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (WAHPBS) was also formed with the first meeting at Lund on 9-13 June 1986, with 600 nearly attendees. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA), incorporated in Hong Kong, its predecessor being the Asian Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery which held regional congresses in Asia from 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • undergo
  • It results from an embryological malformation in which the early pancreatic buds undergo inappropriate rotation and fusion, which can lead to small bowel obstruction. (wikipedia.org)