This animation will help you understand what Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS) is, including the causes, symptoms, and the high risk for acute pancreatitis. Living with FCS can be very stressful, and this animation also provides an overview of what people with FCS can do to manage their condition – following a very low-fat diet and as well as other tips. It also briefly describes the risks that women with FCS face if they become pregnant.
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This educational activity has been developed by:
The National Pancreas Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This educational activity is supported by: AbbVie, Akcea Therapeutics, Boston Scientific, Celgene, Ethicon, and Incyte.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.