The pancreas and diabetes mellitus.

@article{Lowy1967ThePA,
  title={The pancreas and diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Clara Lowy and Emmanuel D. Williams},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1967},
  volume={43 495},
  pages={51-60}
}
FEW theories about diabetes gain universal acceptance, and the role attributed to the pancreas varies from a major to a very minor one in the opinions of different groups of workers. Two facts that are generally accepted are that diabetes can be caused by pancreatectomy, and that its symptoms can be alleviated by insulin administration. The relative lack of insulin which is implied by these two statements is, however, not necessarily of pancreatic origin in every case of diabetes. It could be… CONTINUE READING

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