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March 16, 2022

Medical Cannabis for Pancreatitis

Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pancreatitis In this video guide, Dr. Tim Gardner explains medical cannabis and how pancreatitis patients can benefit from it. Dr. Gardner is a gastroenterologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. DISCLAIMER: The information on this video is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Medical marijuana is…
GeneticsPatient ResourcesUncategorized
April 25, 2022

Genetic Testing for Pancreatitis: A Toolkit

There are many benefits to getting genetic testing-- and it also comes with limitations. Genetic testing for pancreatitis might give you a fuller picture of your disease. Pancreatitis-specific genetic tests, like those provided by Ariel Precision Medicine, test for a number of gene mutations in your DNA, like CFTR, PRSS1, and SPINK1. These gene mutations are known to cause chronic…
Chronic and recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Pationt Prespectives
Patient Resources
August 11, 2019

Pancreatitis Patient Survey: Final Report

As many of you may know, Mission: Cure recently launched its first patient survey to gain real-world patient perspectives on living with the disease. Although the survey is ongoing, and we ask that patients who have not completed the survey take a moment to do so, we are also excited to share some preliminary insights that we have gathered from…
pancreatitis diagnosis webinar
NewsPatient ResourcesSymptoms of PancreatitisWebinars
March 10, 2021

Watch our Webinar on Pancreatitis Diagnosis: Living With Pancreatitis

Living with Pancreatitis: Navigating Your Diagnosis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s0xKVDX8qY On Mission:Cure's March 10th, 2021 webinar,  Interventional Gastroenterologist and Endosonographer Dr Eli Penn of Atrium-Navicent Health System discussed best practices for patients who are searching for an accurate diagnosis that explains their gastrointestinal symptoms. Melissa Mutz, a wife, mother, and chronic pancreatitis survivor, shares her story and walks us through how to achieve an…
Exocrine Pancreatic InsufficiencyPatient ResourcesWebinarsWebinars: Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) & Pancreatic Enzymes
March 8, 2019

Webinar: Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Busting the Myths about Pancreatic Enzymes for Pancreatitis and EPI New Information for Pancreatitis Patients on Treating EPI Dr. Steven Freedman, MD, Ph.D., a worldwide expert on pancreatic disease and cystic fibrosis, presents Busting the Myths about Pancreatic Enzymes for Pancreatitis. In this webinar, the fifth in Mission: Cure’s Patient and Family Webinar Series, Dr. Freedman explains: What causes exocrine pancreatic insufficiency…
NutritionPatient ResourcesWebinars
April 6, 2022

Webinar: Nutrition for Chronic Pancreatitis

Nutrition for Chronic Pancreatitis Nutrition is one of the most important considerations for patients who suffer from pancreatitis. Mission: Cure's webinar on April 6th, 2022 featured pancreatic nutrition expert Mary Phillips from Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, UK. During the webinar, Mary discusses the following topics: Malnutrition in chronic pancreatitis: prevalence, causes, and treatment Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: what it…
GeneticsPatient ResourcesTopics
January 11, 2019

Blog: Genetic Testing for Pancreatitis: What We Know Now

Dr. Mark Haupt, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of Ariel Precision Medicine, a company that provides digital health and genomics solutions for complex disorders, like pancreatitis. Dr. Haupt is a Pediatric Pulmonologist who has dedicated his career to helping patients with pancreatic disease through his work in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and his current work with Ariel. As a…
Pain ManagementPatient ResourcesPediatric PancreatitisTopics
November 21, 2019

Blog: Managing Chronic Pain in Pancreatitis

Key points: •   Chronic pain from pancreatitis takes a major toll on patients and their loved ones. •   To effectively treat chronic pancreatitis pain, we need to address the symptoms as well as the impact of pain on patients’ lives.  •   One piece of the solution is self-management, which involves education, lifestyle changes, pain coping skills, and emotional and social…
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