How is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) treated?

Physicians discuss the approaches to treating EPI including pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT), vitamin and mineral supplementation, and dietary interventions. They also discuss when they decide to implement PERT.

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Animation - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
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Expert Video - What is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) and what are its causes and symptoms?
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Expert Video - How is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) diagnosed?
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Expert Video - How is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) treated?
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Patient Video - What were your symptoms of EPI? How was it diagnosed?
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