Patient Video - What are the biggest challenges you face living with FCS?
Charles shares his challenges of living withFCS,including following a restrictive diet, the feeling of being a burden to caregivers, the financial burden of having such a rare disease, and the uncertainty and fear of not knowing when another attack of pancreatitis might happen. Despite these challenges, Charles says that receiving support from caregivers and others with FCS has been very encouraging. He describes how his quality of life has improved because of his primary health plan and research study participation.
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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.