Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes and obesity

Mohan, Viswanathan ; Chari, Suresh ; Ramachandran, Ambady ; Jayanthi, Venkatraman ; Malathi, Sathyasekaran ; Madanagopalan, Nagendram ; Viswanathan, Moopil (1990) Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes and obesity Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 8 (2). pp. 161-166. ISSN 0168-8227

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Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) is a form of diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis that is found in tropical countries. Most patients with FCPD are lean and many are frankly undernourished. Four patients with FCPD who were obese are reported in this paper and this is the first report of obesity in FCPD patients.

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Keywords:Fibrocalculous Pancreatic Diabetes; Malnutrition Diabetes; Obesity
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