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$2 drug treatment helps prevent exam-caused pancreas problem

April 12, 2012

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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. See Full Bio
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Anna jackson
May 29, 2012

Thanks for giving informative post on $2 drug treatment helps prevent exam-caused pancreas problem. I also have read the content of Pancreas 101. Drug treatments are not only for the drug or substance abusers but also for those who are suffering other health decease. Here the meaning of drugs are used for the prescriptions or medicines.

Kiran Chikkala
April 18, 2012

Nice Article

April 16, 2012

I agree that alcohol can cause pancreatitis. the effect is not only that, but can cause damage our kidney. I prefer not to drink alcohol because it can be bad for my body.

Aliosha Kasin
April 14, 2012

It’s amazing that such a cheep treatment is available for those with pancreas problem.

April 14, 2012

I think if you have on a regular bases gallstones you have to do this test because it can be life threatening

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