Exocrine pancreatic function in diabetic children.

  title={Exocrine pancreatic function in diabetic children.},
  author={Masami Sato and Katsuya Yamamoto and H. Mayama and Yuichiro Yamashiro},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={3 3},
Exocrine pancreatic function was evaluated in 19 diabetic children on the basis of a pancreozymin-secretin test, a p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) test, and a determination of fasting plasma trypsin and elastase-1 levels. In the pancreozymin-secretin test, the diabetics exhibited lower mean values in all the parameters measured, significant differences being seen in the volume of duodenal fluid and the output of bicarbonate and amylase. Compared to the controls, the diabetics also had lower levels… CONTINUE READING