Expert Video - What happens in a chronic pancreatitis nutrition assessment?
Dr. Anna Evans Phillips of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition talks about the importance of learning about your symptoms, diet, past history with pancreatitis, and general health during a chronic pancreatitis nutrition assessment. She describes talking with patients, testing blood samples, and which scans and other tests can be helpful in checking for additional health conditions and any complications of 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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