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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Concern: Regrettably yes. Most likely it will be OK. Hope all turns out well.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
No: However, transplant of small cellular components of the pancreas which make the insulin, called islets, are done in a few experimental centers around ... Read More
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Dr. George Loss
33 years experience Transplant Surgery
No: But there are Insulin pumps.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Hepatitis b will be transmitted to the recipient . The liver and kidneys are too complex to reproduce artificially.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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THC: binds to fat cells- pancreas beaks down fat as does pancrease (pancrelipase).
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease (pancrelipase). If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease (pancrelipase) on its own (pan ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease (pancrelipase). If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease (pancrelipase) on its own (pan ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
43 years experience General Surgery
Depends on cause: If found incidentally it may not require intervention. If because of cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, obesity, cushing's etc therapy should be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes?: If you have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, the treatment is oral pancreatic enzymes (aka pancrealipase). These enzymes are also used to treat chr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Enzyme: Synthrtic pancreatic enzyme.
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