Expert Video - What is the disease progression of chronic pancreatitis?
How does chronic pancreatitis change over time? Does this disease advance quickly? An expert in digestive system diseases, Chris Forsmark, MD, of the University of Florida, describes what patients and caregivers should know about chronic pancreatitis, including possible ways to slow and prevent more damage to the pancreas. He describes the need for regular care, what to do if you have other health conditions, and the most important habit to quit when you have chronic 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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