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  1. Amylase Test What is an amylase test? An amylase test measures the amount of amylase in your blood or urine. Amylase is an enzyme, or special protein, ... or other disorders. Why do I need an amylase test? Your health care provider may order an ...
  2. Amylase is an enzyme that helps digest carbohydrates. It is made in the pancreas and the glands ... diseased or inflamed, it releases increased amounts of amylase into the blood. A test can be done ...
  3. ... is a test that measures the amount of amylase in urine. Amylase is an enzyme that helps digest carbohydrates. It ... the pancreas and the glands that make saliva. Amylase may also be measured with a blood test .
  4. Amylase is an enzyme which helps digest glycogen and starch. It is produced mainly in the pancreas and salivary glands. Amylase is normally secreted from the pancreas through the ...
  5. Pancreatic Enzymes (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network)  
    Pancreatic enzymes help digestion by breaking down fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Explore pancreatic enzymes, enzyme insufficiency, and enzyme supplement ...
  6. ... a substance that consists of an enzyme , called amylase, attached to a protein. Because it is large, ... A blood test will show high levels of amylase. However, macroamylasemia can look similar to acute pancreatitis , ...
  7. Pancreatic Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces juices that help break down food and hormones that help control blood ...
  8. Pancreatitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    The pancreas is a large gland behind the stomach and close to the first part of the small intestine. It secretes digestive juices into the small intestine ...
  9. ... enzymes will be done. These include: Increased blood amylase level Increased serum blood lipase level (a more specific indicator of pancreatitis than amylase levels) Increased urine amylase level Other blood tests ...
  10. Pancreatic Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces the juices that help break down food and the hormones that help control ...
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