Mission: Cure is committed to dramatically improving the health and well-being of children and adults suffering from chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis within 10 years. On these pages you’ll find new information from the world’s leading pancreatitis experts about the causes, drivers and symptoms of the disease along with the latest on research, scientific discoveries, available treatments and clinical trials.

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October 15, 2020

Patient-Centered Care Models for Pancreatitis Patients

Avi Khullar, Director of Patient Centered Care What are the experiences of individuals suffering from chronic pancreatitis and acute recurrent pancreatitis as they seek care and support? How does this condition change the way that they go about their daily lives? If pancreatic patients could reimagine their ideal care experience, what would that look like? These were some of the…
NutritionWebinars
March 6, 2020

Watch Our Webinar on Nutrition for Children with Pancreatitis!

Nutrition for Children with Pancreatitis: What Should Your Child Eat? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo-5qldfkC8&feature=youtu.be 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…
BlogPatient Stories
October 2, 2020

Seeking Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis: Laura’s Story

Laura while traveling in Wadi Rum, Jordan Stabbing Pain Leads to Acute Pancreatitis Diagnosis In December 2018, Laura Perry, a 24-year old previously-healthy law student, began experiencing abdominal pain after returning home from a trip to Mexico with her family. While in Mexico, Laura had contracted an infection. Believing that it was nothing serious, her doctor prescribed antibiotics. The antibiotics…