Can Pancreatitis Cause Low Blood Sugar?

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Alternative Names

Islet cell tumors; Islet of Langerhans tumor; Neuroendocrine tumors


Symptoms are caused by the hormone the tumor is producing.

For example, insulinomas produce the hormone insulin, which helps the body lower blood sugar levels. Symptoms may include:

  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Shaking or sweating
  • Headache
  • Hunger
  • Nervousness, anxiety, or feeling irritable
  • Unclear thinking or feeling uneasy
  • Double or blurry vision
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat

If your blood sugar gets too low, you may faint,...

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