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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 18, 2007
  • 11:01 PM

Neuroendrocrine Tumor - Malignant

Following a blackout whilst driving I attended A&E in Jan 07. At the time my blood sugar was 2.6 and my blood pressure high. The diagnosis was to eat a chocolate bar and take two asprin.

I have since had 1/2 my pancreas removed which contained a cancerous tumor, my spleen removed, and a lympodectomy as the cancer had spread to my lymph glands.

I probably had the tumor for 7 years or more. The main symptoms were:
Excessive weight gain
Swollen abdomen
Unable to maintain blood sugar levels
Tingling of mouth and face
Low blood sugar readings often between 2.2 and 2.8
Production of too much insulin

If you experience any of the above over a period of time it is the exact opposite of being a diabetic.

My prognosis is poor. I am 45 years old with three young children.

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