Diet Recipes for Dogs with Pancreatitis: This entails various recipes for dogs with pancreatitis by Carter, Sandra

Diet Recipes for Dogs with Pancreatitis: This entails various recipes for dogs with pancreatitis

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Your pancreas helps you regulate the way that your body processes sugar. It also serves an important function in releasing enzymes and helping you digest food. When your pancreas becomes swollen or inflamed, it cannot perform its function. This condition is called pancreatitis.Pancreatitis is inflammation in the pancreas. The pancreas is a long, flat gland that sits tucked behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose).Pancreatitis can occur as acute pancreatitis - meaning it appears suddenly and lasts for days. Or pancreatitis can occur as chronic pancreatitis, which is pancreatitis that occurs over many years. Mild cases of pancreatitis may go away without treatment, but severe cases can cause life-threatening complications.Pancreatitis is pathologic inflammation of the pancreas. Your pancreas sits behind your stomach, near your small intestine. It releases enzymes that help you digest food and also regulates how your body manages glucose. Pancreatitis can come and go quickly, or it can be a chronic problem. Treatment will depend on whether your pancreatitis is acute or chronic.It's often difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of pancreatitis. One of the most common risk factors is scavenging and sometimes the condition is triggered when a dog eats foods high in fat. Severe trauma or surgery can also lead to pancreatitis and it's been linked to the use of some drugs. Cushing's disease, infections such as Babesia canis or Leishmania, and high blood levels of fats called triglycerides, has also been listed as risk factors.Because the pancreas is so closely tied to your digestive process, it's affected by what you choose to eat. In cases of acute pancreatitis, pancreas inflammation is often triggered by gallstones.But in cases of chronic pancreatitis, in which flare-ups recur over time, your diet might have a lot to do with the problem. Researchers are finding out more about foods you can eat to protect and even help to heal your pancreas.

Author: Sandra Carter
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: 02/22/2020
Pages: 110
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.51w x 0.23d
ISBN13: 9798616507402
BISAC Categories:
- Pets | Dogs | General

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