Pediatric Pancreatitis

Camp Hope: Rebecca’s Wish Brings Summer Fun to Pediatric Pancreatitis Patients

For many children, summer camp is a highlight of their year – a time to make new friends, explore the great outdoors, and create lifelong memories. But for those battling pediatric pancreatitis, these experiences can be overshadowed by the challenges of their illness. Luckily, a summer program specifically designed for pancreatitis is available to pediatric […]

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Pain Management for Pediatric Pancreatitis Patients

Pain is the number one symptom of pancreatitis. Children living with pancreatitis often have to miss out on school, daily activities, and social bonding opportunities due to pancreatitis-induced pain episodes. Experts agree that pain management strategies can help pediatric patients and families live more high-quality lives. This toolkit provides expert recommendations on pain management for

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Nutrition for Children with Pancreatitis

Making sure your child is getting all the nutrients they need while living with pancreatitis can be difficult.  Poor nutritional management can lead to additional health concerns such as malnutrition and bone health issues. Mission: Cure has compiled recommendations developed by nutritional and gastrointestinal experts to assist in making sure your child’s needs are met. 

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Nutrition for Children with Pancreatitis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo-5qldfkC8 On Mission: Cure’s March 3, 2020 webinar, Nurse Practitioner Michelle Klosterman of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital discussed best nutrition practices for children suffering from pancreatitis. Dr. Virginia Stallings of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia explained how pancreatitis affects food absorption and growth in children and adolescents. You can now view this webinar online to learn

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Pediatric Pancreatitis: The State of Research and Treatment

Pediatric Pancreatitis: Causes, Treatments, Outcomes & Research Dr. Aliye Uc, MD, Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa and leader of the INSPPIRE Pediatric Pancreatitis Research Project shares what has been learned so far, and answers questions from patients and family members. Composed of 22 sites throughout the world, the INSPPIRE

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