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Going gluten free can be a very drastic change, especially if you are currently eating a significant amount of bread and pasta. While whole grains are healthy, refined grains such as white rice, white bread, and white pasta, certainly are not. Unfortunately many gluten free processed foods contain significant amounts of white potato and white rice, which can have a larger impact on your blood sugar than whole grain varieties.
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As the surgery unfolded, Dr. Whipple quickly realized all was not as it seemed.
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Pancreas Center 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Pancreas Center celebrated its 10th anniversary November 5, 2015 with a gala event at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The special event featured dancing, refreshments, and the opportunity to mingle with Pancreas Center physicians and staff.
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“I always assumed I would be an assistant to someone else, because there have always been women in those roles. And I assumed implicitly that ‘someone else’ would be a man.”
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A new study by Jeanine Genkinger, PhD, epidemiologist at the Pancreas Center, and colleagues at multiple centers across the U.S. and Europe, sheds light on yet another reason to keep your weight under control: the bigger one’s waist size, the greater one’s risk for developing pancreatic cancer and of dying from it. The study, Central adiposity, obesity during early adulthood, and pancreatic cancer mortality in a pooled analysis of cohort studies, was published in the Annals of Oncology Sept. 7, 2015.
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