Helpful Videos on Chronic Pancreatitis

The last few months have seen the emergence of a number of instructive videos on chronic pancreatitis.  Many come from the National Pancreas Foundation, which has a YouTube channel called “The Animated Pancreas Patient” with a host of videos, including animations, interviews with patients, and doctor commentaries.

A brief overview of chronic pancreatitis (nothing new to the long-time patient):

The link between alcohol, smoking and CP:

Foods and drinks to avoid when you have CP (fairly basic…see our Diet & Nutrition page for some more detail.  Note the reference to coffee, which still seems to be an open question):

One patient’s progression of the disease:  (One I did not find particularly encouraging, but the doctors do not suggest that it is typical)

Great to see this patient education coming available…hopefully more to come.