Pancris Cancer

By SHELBY Latest Reply 2009-07-17 08:51:38 -0500
Started 2009-07-16 19:53:45 -0500

Does any one have pancris cancer which is causing their BS problems?

4 replies

kdroberts 2009-07-17 08:37:59 -0500 Report

I don't but I know people who do. Generally it will give you a lot of issues with blood sugar, especially if you have to have any of it removed. Likely it will mean taking insulin if you are not already.

shul71 2009-07-17 00:07:09 -0500 Report

My husband has chronic pancreatitis and he initially was diagnosed as borderline diabetic, but he worked hard at losing weight and started excercising. However, he now tends to run very low in the mornings, and moderately high during the day. The drs told him that the inflamation with his pancreas is most likely causing his blood sugar irregularities. As Avera mentioned and as you may know already, the pancreas is responsible for creating the insulin which directly affects blood sugar, so it would make sense that if there is ANYTHING going awry with the organ, then your would notice that it can affect blood sugar.

Avera 2009-07-16 22:56:53 -0500 Report

I don't have it but I read this on the web.

*One of the functions of the pancreas is to make insulin and other hormones that help regulate blood sugar. These hormones are produced by islet cells. The pancreas contains more islet cells than the body needs to maintain normal blood sugar. Most patients maintain a normal level of blood sugar even if half of the pancreas is removed by surgery. However, some people develop high blood sugar after surgery for pancreas cancer and may need insulin or other medicine to control this condition.*

Please call your doctor and ask him about this and hang in there!

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