Expert Video - What is a good nutrition plan for chronic pancreatitis?
Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc, an expert on chronic pancreatitis, talks about how essential good nutrition is to any chronic condition, especially to one that involves digestive enzymes. He describes the importance of working directly with a professional nutritionist on your healthcare team. Dr. Gelrud also discusses the role of hydration, diet, and lifestyle changes. Fellow expert Chris Forsmark, MD, adds an important note for people who have diabetes in addition to chronic pancreatitis.
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