Expert Video - Why is the pancreas involved in FCS?
Physicians describe the factors that may trigger pancreatitis in patients with Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS). People with FCS are at high risk for pancreatitis, therefore the main goal of treatment is to lower triglyceride levels as much as possible to prevent the risk of getting pancreatitis.
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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.
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