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.