Tag Archives: pancreas

Fancy a new pancreas?

A correspondent just left this in my basket and it’s clearly this season’s must-have accessory for the pancreatically-challenged: http://iheartguts.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=8&products_id=259&zenid=LExmJmmEA3tiOe0OG3it-2 Tragically the postage from the USA to the UK costs more than the actual product, so – yet again – its one rule for the USA and one for the cash-strapped British NHS. Woof!

The personality of a pancreas

Loyal ShootUp fans already know that my insulin pump has a mind of its own that it vents publicly on occasion. The next big question in life is whether my pancreas is equally opinionated.  I’ve always imagined my pancreas to be a pretty quiet, reserved type of organ. But have I misjudged it? My pancreas could… Read More »