Pancreatic disease can have extensive consequences on a patient’s health and well-being. Pancreatic disease can often be silent, subtle and deceptive. Moreover, our understandings of how to tackle these diseases and their major consequences continues to evolve. This expert-led education module focuses on three of the commonest pancreatic disorders: cancer, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. These presentations provide authoritative and practical explanations to help you develop your understanding of the diagnosis and management of these conditions.
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In this Product Explainer Hepatobiliary Surgeon Dr David Yeo explains the role of pancreatic enzyme supplements for pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, especially the importance of educating patients on correct dosing requirements to optimise nutrient absorption (7 mins).
Every year, more than 10,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Unfortunately, for most of those people, the disease is diagnosed too late to be cured. Less than 10% of people live five years following a diagnosis.