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Call to Nominations! 2016 Ruth Leff Siegel Awards

The Pancreas Center is announcing a call for nominations for the fourth annual, 2016 Ruth Leff Siegel Award.
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Getting a new diagnosis may be nerve-wrecking on its own, but then being told you have to change your diet adds insult to injury! Don’t worry though, one of our experienced dietitians can help you make changes, ease your stress, and help you understand the connection between your diet and your symptoms.
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Suffering from lactose intolerance? You’re not alone! In fact, roughly 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant and experience the unpleasant symptoms of bloating, cramps, nausea, and diarrhea after consuming foods containing lactose.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Pancreatic and Breast Cancers Linked by BRCA Gene Mutation

New research on BRCA gene mutations has opened critical avenues for early detection, better targeted treatment, and potentially, prevention, of pancreatic cancer.
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First, a Happy and Healthy New Year to all! Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year to help ensure it is indeed a healthy year? Here are a few suggestions to keep your health oriented resolutions.
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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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