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Nutrition for Children with Pancreatitis: What Should Your Child Eat?

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 about:

  • Practical tips for feeding children with pancreatitis

  • Weight gain and keeping your child on the developmental growth curve

Our Webinar Speakers: 

Headshot of Dr. Virginia Stallings

Virginia Stallings, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is the director of the Nutrition Center at CHOP and an expert in nutrition and growth research and clinical care for children with chronic diseases including those with digestive pancreatic conditions such as chronic pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis.


Headshot of Michelle Klosterman, NP RD

Michelle Klosterman, NP RD, is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Registered Dietitian at University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital. She specializes in conditions involving the digestive system and her expertise includes pancreatic disease such as pancreatitis, TPIAT and congenital hyperinsulinism.


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