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Acute Pancreatitis Linked to Obesity, Glyburide Therapy


A small study from Sweden identifies an increased risk of acute pancreatitis among patients who are obese or are taking the antidiabetic agent glyburide.


Blomgren KB et al. Obesity and treatment of diabetes with glyburide may both be risk factors for acute pancreatitis. Diabetes Care. 2002;25:298–302.