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I have high triglyceride level. Pancreatitis has occured due to increase of triglyceride and diabetes has increased too.

I have high triglyceride level. Pancreatitis has occured due to increase of triglyceride and diabetes has increased too.

Must be very high: For pancreatits to occur, I'll assume your level is above 600. This needs to be lowered aggressively, as acute pancreatitis can be a very serious issue. Consult your doctor for medications to lower your triglycerides. Diet and exercise will help, but might not be enough. ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Definition)

Fats from animal products contain these molecules which are made of three fat chains attached to a molecule called glycerol. They circulate in the blood stream and are used as building blocks and repair materials by your cells. Too many of them can contribute to plaque build ...Read more


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Idiopathic recurring pancreatitis, no alcoholism, gallstones, pain, high triglycerides. Only elevated amylase and lipase. What is next step?

Idiopathic recurring pancreatitis, no alcoholism, gallstones, pain, high triglycerides. Only elevated amylase and lipase. What is next step?

See your doctor soon: It is wise to see your doctor soon regarding this. Depending on how high your amylase and lipase are it could be acute or chronic pancreatitis, and considering that you're on medications and have a history of acute pancreatitis, it's even more important to see your doctor. Diet restrictions like low fat intake and fluid replacement and monitoring are needed to be done, so see dr. Asap. ...Read more

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How can diabetes (type 2), pancreatitus, and high tryglycerides tie together?

How can  diabetes (type 2), pancreatitus, and high tryglycerides tie together?

High trigly/Diabetes: We often see elevated triglycerides in type 2 diabetes.And very high triglycerides can cause acute pacreatitis with or without diabetese. ...Read more

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I'm asymptoic and had EUS due to high lipase. What does this mean "What you have overall is some very NON specific finding that may suggest chronic pancreatitis but NO definite findings."?

I'm asymptoic and had EUS due to high lipase. What does this mean "What you have overall is some very NON specific finding that may suggest chronic pancreatitis but NO definite findings."?

=Test not definitive: There are no perfect tests, & unfortunately these include the ones that we rely upon to tell us if cancer or significant disease is present or not. If there is doubt, or your clinical situation has changed, please don't delay in getting a confirmatory study or second opinion. Ask your doctor to candidly share his concerns & best direct you appropriately. Not all pancreatitis is due to alcohol. ...Read more

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Had 1 episode of idiopathic mild acute pancreatitis at age 29. No family history of pancreatitis. Chance of hereditary pancreatitis high?

Hereditary: You could get a genetic study to see if you have the gene present in people with hereditary pancreatitis. If you have family members with idiopathic pancreatitis flareups then you probably don't need to go through genetic testing and just continue to abstain from alcohol. ...Read more

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I had highly low diet from 30 days (only fruits and some rice (veg)).but again i got pancreatitis with high amylase 1100 with bearable amount pain! ca?

I had highly low diet from 30
days (only fruits and some rice
(veg)).but again i got
pancreatitis with high amylase
1100 with bearable amount
pain! ca?

Medical advice: Who is giving you your medical advice? Eating only sugar calories in a diet is the opposite of health. It is extremely unwise and dangerous. Your body cannot survive on such a diet. ...Read more

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Pancreatitis (Definition)

Pancreatitis is an inflammation or infection of the pancreas, causing abnormal secretions or leakage of the digestive enzymes ...Read more