Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes and obesity

Viswanathan Mohan, Suresh Chari, Ambady Ramachandran, Venkatraman Jayanthi, Sathyasekaran Malathi, Nagendram Madanagopalan, Moopil Viswanathan

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Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD) is a form of diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis that is found in tropical countries. Most patients with FCPD are lean and many are frankly undernourished. Four patients with FCPD who were obese are reported in this paper and this is the first report of obesity in FCPD patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1990


  • Fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes
  • Malnutrition diabetes
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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