Animation - Understanding Nutrition and the Role and Benefits of PERT

This animation describes pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) and it’s role and benefit for patients who have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). The animation provides an overview of the role of pancreatic enzymes in food digestion, the different types of PERT medications that are currently available, and provides tips for dosing and timing of PERT. For the majority of patients taking PERT, there is a significant improvement of symptoms, nutritional status, and overall quality of life.
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Animation - Understanding Nutrition and the Role and Benefits of PERT
1. Animation - Understanding Nutrition and the Role and Benefits of PERT
Animation - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
2. Animation - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
Expert Video - What are the causes and symptoms of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)?
3. Expert Video - What are the causes and symptoms of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)?
Expert Video - How is EPI diagnosed?
4. Expert Video - How is EPI diagnosed?
Expert Video - How is EPI treated?
5. Expert Video - How is EPI treated?
Patient Video - EPI symptoms did you experience? How was your EPI diagnosed?
6. Patient Video - EPI symptoms did you experience? How was your EPI diagnosed?
Patient Video - What is your experience with pancreatic enzymes?
7. Patient Video - What is your experience with pancreatic enzymes?
Slide Show - Understanding Nutrition and the Role and Benefits of PERT
8. Slide Show - Understanding Nutrition and the Role and Benefits of PERT
Slide Show - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
9. Slide Show - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

This educational activity has been developed by: The National Pancreas Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

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This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series that provides highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.