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.

Topics

BLOG

WEBINARS

PATIENT STORIES

Blog
September 4, 2020

ICD Codes Linking Pancreatitis to Alcohol Harm Patients. Let’s Change Them.

Key Takeaways Currently, ICD Codes for pancreatitis associate the disease with alcohol consumption, which is scientifically inaccurate. Physicians use a system called ICD-10 codes to identify diagnoses and procedures in patient medical records and for insurance reimbursement. Chronic Pancreatitis has been inaccurately thought to be caused by alcohol. This is now known to be inaccurate, but is still reflected in…
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…
Shows Mission: Cure's team at PancreasFest 2019.Clinical TrialsGeneticsNewsPatient StoriesRepurposing Drugs
September 5, 2019

Mission: Cure Update: PancreasFest and Progress

PancreasFest 2019 unveiled promising scientific discoveries and exciting collaboration opportunities, and Mission: Cure was there! Mission: Cure's Team at PancreasFest 2019. Big thanks to our amazing interns from Brown University and Amy Jensen who shared her story of living undiagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. Yes, PancreasFest is the name of a scientific conference held annually in Pittsburgh, PA in July where…