Expert Video - What are the signs of malnutrition in chronic pancreatitis?
Learn the signs of poor nutrition when you have chronic pancreatitis from expert Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc, of the Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health in South Florida. Do you have vague digestive symptoms, from discomfort and gas to a noisy digestion? Have you noticed changes in your bowel movements or how often you need to use the restroom? What are the other signs that you may not be getting the nutrition your body needs? Learn how chronic pancreatitis can lead to other medical problems you may not expect. Fellow expert Chris Forsmark, MD, talks with Dr. Gelrud about more subtle signs and symptoms of poor nutrition.
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