By Kayla McKiski
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, March seventeen, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Weight problems is not only tied to long-term illnesses like type two diabetes, researchers now say it is really also connected to a distressing ailment known as acute pancreatitis.

“We had been ready to show that excess fat inside of the stomach is swiftly degraded during acute [unexpected-onset] pancreatitis, but not during diverticulitis [a further ailment that triggers stomach discomfort],” said researcher Vijay Singh. He’s a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.

The catalyst for that degradation is an enzyme named PNLIP, he said. It can spur