The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body to digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about the role of the pancreas and how to keep it healthy.
Links to articles about pancreatic diseases.
Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal (tummy) pain, that may spread to your back. Read about pancreatitis symptoms and treatment.
Type 1 diabetes
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming. However, while the condition is not curable, there are ways to manage it successfully.
Most cases of pancreatic cancer occur in people over the age of 50. Find out why the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed is so important.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Why a diabetes test might be overdue for you
Diabetes is being diagnosed too late in many Australians, and by delaying a visit to the doctor they put themselves at risk of life-threatening health problems.
Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Treatments can improve the quality of life for people living with CF.
Diabetes is a condition where your blood sugar levels become too high. Find out about the types of diabetes and the treatment options.
Your digestive system breaks down the food you eat into nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Find out about how it works and some related conditions.