Physicians discuss the goals of treatment for chronic pancreatitis and how these are achieved.
Approaches to pain management and the importance lifestyle changes such as stopping drinking and avoiding high-fat foods are discussed.
Physicians describe the most common nutrition-related diseases that patients with chronic pancreatitis are at risk for, what symptoms to look out for, and what tests can help diagnose nutrition-related disease.
Patients with chronic pancreatitis discuss pancreas enzyme replacement therapy (PERT), dietary supplements, and pain medication, including when they had to start these, and how they fit the pill schedule into their routines.
This educational activity has been developed by:
The National Pancreas Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
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