Expert Video - Why is a bowel and stool assessment important in chronic pancreatitis?
Anna Evans Phillips, MD, MS, pancreatitis expert from the University of Pittsburgh, explains that while talking about bowel movements and stool can be embarrassing for patients, your doctor is very familiar with these topics and needs as much information as possible in order to fully understand your chronic pancreatitis and nutrition and health status.
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