NIH programs aim to shed light on, optimize care for pancreatic diabetes

Pancreatic diabetes may be as prevalent as type 1 diabetes, but knowledge of the disease is lacking. Several research programs are working to change that.
The confusion with pancreatic diabetes begins with the name. With no official term established, some researchers and organizations refer to it as diabetes of the exocrine pancreas, pancreatogenic diabetes or type 3c diabetes. In its Standards of Care, the American Diabetes Association refers to the condition as pancreatic diabetes or diabetes in the context of disease of the exocrine pancreas.
“People have started adopting terms like

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