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$2 drug treatment helps prevent exam-caused pancreas problem
- By Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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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.
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.
It’s amazing that such a cheep treatment is available for those with pancreas problem.
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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