Expert Video - What is chronic pancreatitis and how does it affect nutrition?
Chris Forsmark, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, discusses the condition of ongoing pancreas inflammation, including scarring and loss of cells. He describes the consequences of having a damaged pancreas, including the effects on enzyme production, insulin production, and general health. Dr. Forsmark also explains why it is important to see your doctor regularly if you have chronic pancreatitis.
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This educational activity is supported by: AbbVie, Akcea Therapeutics, Boston Scientific, Celgene, Ethicon, and Incyte.
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