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June 15, 2022

New Collaboration with Johns Hopkins to Treat Pancreatitis Pain

Mission: Cure has provided initial funding to Johns Hopkins Medicine to launch the new Pancreatitis Pain Research Center. Mission: Cure will work with Johns Hopkins to establish the Pancreatitis Pain Research Program.The Goals for the Pancreatitis Pain Program are: To study and treat specific types of pain associated with chronic pancreatitis To create an evidence-based model to effectively treat pancreatitis…
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…
Pediatric 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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March 22, 2021

Blog: Meditation for Pain Management: My Experience

Eric with his wife, Rebecca, and their three children. The Challenge: Intense Chronic Pain from Pancreatitis Dealing with chronic pancreatitis has been perhaps the biggest challenge in my life.  I am luckier than most with the disease – I can work full-time and do most of the activities that are meaningful to me, rarely have to be hospitalized, and feel…
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September 27, 2018

Blog: New Guidelines for Managing the Pain of Chronic Pancreatitis

Dr. Asbjørn Mohr Drewes, MD, PhD, is a widely-recognized expert in gastroenterology and pain, especially in diseases of the pancreas and oesophagus. Acting as both a clinician and researcher, he has authored 507 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reviews, and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He is currently the Director of Mech-Sense and Center for Pancreatic Diseases at…
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March 23, 2022

Guided Meditation for Pain Relief

Dr. Christiane Wolf leads a 10-minute guided meditation for pain and discomfort. Meditation can be a powerful tool to manage pain associated with chronic illnesses like pancreatitis. Dr. Christiane Wolf is a physician turned mindfulness and compassion teacher and teacher trainer. She is an authorized Buddhist teacher in the Insight (Vipassana) meditation tradition, teaching classes and retreats worldwide. More on…
October 28, 2021

Webinar: Meditation for Chronic Pancreatitis Pain

Meditation for Chronic Pancreatitis Pain Pancreatitis pain is the main symptom of chronic pancreatitis. Although meditation is no cure, it can help with pain management and, in some cases, lead to pain relief. Eric Golden, co-founder of Mission: Cure and pancreatitis warrior, uses meditation, along with medications, to help deal with his pain. In this webinar, he talks Dr. Christiane…
Pediatric Pancreatitis
August 26, 2021

Toolkit: 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 pediatric pancreatitis patients. This pain…
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October 28, 2019

Webinar: Pancreatitis Pain: A Medical Approach with a Patient Focus

Pancreatitis Pain: A Medical Approach with a Patient Focus If you or a loved one suffer from chronic pain from pancreatitis, you won't want to miss the second in Mission: Cure’s series on managing chronic pancreatitis pain. The first webinar in this series discussed a psychological approach called pain self-management. In this webinar, Dr. Steven Freedman discussed a range of…