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February 18, 2021

Pancreatic Enzymes and Pancreatitis: My Experience

Road towards a pancreatitis diagnosis #Creoninthewild Hawaii My journey with pancreatitis started when I was about 10 years old. Throughout my years in school (elementary, middle and high school), I was misdiagnosed with a “sensitive stomach.” My pain was not taken seriously by doctors. I was sent to several counselors while I was in college because, despite my symptoms, doctors…
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February 24, 2021

WEBINAR: Living with Pancreatitis: Navigating Your Diagnosis

Living With Pancreatitis Navigating Your Diagnosis Register today for Mission: Cure's next webinar Wednesday, March 10th, 2020 2:00 p.m. EST  Join us as GI expert Dr. Eli Penn walks us through the symptoms of pancreatitis doctors look for, the tests patients can ask for to receive an accurate diagnosis, and tools patients can use to be better equipped during their next…
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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…