What is Type 3c Diabetes?

Most of us are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but have you heard of type 3c? This form of diabetes, identified only recently, results from damage to the pancreas. This can be caused by inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), pancreatic tumors,, or pancreatic surgery. Unlike other forms of diabetes, this type of damage to the pancreas affects not only the pancreas’s ability to produce insulin, but also its ability to produce digestive enzymes and other hormones. Read on

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