Questions & Answers About Diseases of the Pancreas

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jan 31, 2012 - Medical - 88 pages
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Questions & Answers About Diseases of the Pancreas provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. Providing both doctor and patient perspectives, this easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of pancreatic diseases, risk factors and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and life after diagnosis. Written by Dr. Timothy B. Gardner, Director of Pancreatic Disorders at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Questions & Answers About Disease of the Pancreas is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in learning what to expect after being diagnosed with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic insufficiency, diabetes, cystic fibrosis or other pancreatic diseases.
 

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Contents

Part One The Basics
1
Part Two The Pancreas and Gallbladder
15
Part Three Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
45
Part Four Pancreatic Cancer
55
Five Five Related Conditions
71
Part Six Nutrition and Pancreatic Disease
75
Part Seven Living with Pancreatic Disease
83
Glossary
89
Index
95
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