Pancreas disease hits Maori and Pacifika

Supplied Content Auckland, February 20, 2017 New Zealand has one of the highest rates of acute pancreatitis in the world with Mori and Pacific people at more than double the risk of developing pancreatitis and post-pancreatitis diabetes than New Zealand Europeans. A nationwide study on the frequency of inflammatory diseases of the pancreas (such as acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis) and…

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