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Acute Pancreatitis Linked to Obesity, Glyburide Therapy

KEY POINT

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

SOURCES

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.