WOO YOON CHEY, M.D.; HARRY SHAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; CHARLES R. SHUMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Whether changes in external pancreatic secretion can occur in diabetes mellitus has long been debated. Early investigators, using a single lumen (1) or a double lumen tube (2-4) for the collection of duodenal contents after pancreatic stimulation, reported abnormalities in external pancreatic secretion in some patients with diabetes mellitus. Others, however, concluded that diabetes mellitus per se does not cause an abnormal external pancreatic secretion and considered such findings to be due to either associated pancreatitis or tumor of the pancreas (5-6). In the present investigation, we studied external secretory function of pancreas after the injection of pancreozymin and secretin
CHEY WY, SHAY H, SHUMAN CR. External Pancreatic Secretion in Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. ;59:812–821. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-6-812
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(6):812-821.
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