Obaida Thuloj
Department of Medicine, Syrian Private University, Damascus, Syria
  • Review Article   
    Pancreatitis and its relationship to diabetes
    Author(s): Obaida Thuloj*, Yahya Almasri and Taghreed Hammoud Background: In recent years, Post-Pancreatitis Diabetes Mellitus (PPDM), also known as type 3 diabetes mellitus, has received a great deal of attention from researchers. PPDM is one of the long-term sequelae of pancreatitis and PPDM is now the second most common cause of new onset diabetes in adults after type T2DM beyond type (T1DM), the aim of this study was to find out the proportion of patients who developed secondary diabetes mellitus as a complication of pancreatitis. Methods: A cross-sectional study in Damascus hospital, in the department of gastroenterology included 215 cases from 2017 to 2023. Results: The percentage of males was 116 (54%) and the average age of the sample was approximately 45 years. Reef Dimashq had the largest percentage, reaching 108 (50.2%). More than hal.. Read More» DOI: -

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