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.
Pancreatic cancer symptoms
Trusted information on pancreatic cancer symptoms and links to trusted resources. Learn more about signs of pancreatic cancer and when to see your doctor.
Complications of coeliac disease
There are a number of medical conditions associated with coeliac disease. Find out more about complications of coeliac disease.
Overview of autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks its own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of types such as Coeliac disease and lupus.
What causes pancreatitis?
Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.
Haemochromatosis causes the body to absorb too much iron, leading to organ damage. Blood tests will diagnose it, and treatments are available.
Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood and are usually measured along with cholesterol. Learn more about what they are and the impact of high triglyceride levels.
Jaundice in adults
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns or adults, and treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.
What causes pancreatic cancer?
Trusted information on the causes of pancreatic cancer, the risk factors that increase your chances of developing it, and what to do to minimise those risks.
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.