Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

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Diarrhea
Diarrhea
07/29/2022
Chronic diarrhea is a common symptom of many gastrointestinal disorders, including both celiac disease and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Do you know the recommended tests for screening patients with...
07/29/2022
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
A person is sitting on a chair and is holding their stomach in pain. They are wearing a blue sweater and tan pants .
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
06/29/2022
Researchers examined the presence of undiagnosed severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome plus diarrhea, as well as the associated symptoms and the impact of...
06/29/2022
Cancer
Yellow pill capsules are spilling out of a white medication bottle.
Cancer
06/27/2022
Although pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) can treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, clear evidence regarding its use in patients with pancreatic cancer is lacking. Researchers examined the...
06/27/2022

Interactive Features

Diarrhea
Diarrhea
07/29/2022
Chronic diarrhea is a common symptom of many gastrointestinal disorders, including both celiac disease and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Do you know the recommended tests for screening patients with...
07/29/2022
diagnostic testing
doctor screening
diagnostic testing
06/20/2022
Indirect and direct testing for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency may both be used as diagnostic tools, but some health care practitioners do not use direct testing. How do you diagnose suspected EPI? Take...
06/20/2022
treatment
PERT medication
treatment
05/27/2022
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy aids the breakdown of nutrients that is restricted in individual’s who lack of digestive enzymes. Are you familiar the standard dose of PERT for adult patients with...
05/27/2022
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis
04/19/2022
How much do you know about cystic fibrosis in the United States? Take our short quiz, based on facts from the National Institutes of Health, to find out.
04/19/2022
Risk Management
Risk Management
03/16/2022
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is an umbrella term that includes numerous conditions and is caused by various factors. Do you know the most common causes of EPI?
03/16/2022

Clinical Insights

Diabetes Q&A
Diabetes Q&A
05/17/2022
We spoke with Gilad Twig, MD, PhD, whose recent study indicates that resolved acute pancreatitis during childhood may be a risk factor for incident diabetes in adulthood.
05/17/2022
inflammatory bowel disease
inflammatory bowel disease
05/11/2022
Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD, from Mount Sinai, answers our questions about how the management of inflammatory bowel disease has evolved over time, a topic he will highlight during his keynote session at the...
05/11/2022
management
Gil Melmed
management
04/13/2022
In this podcast, Gil Melmed, MD, MS, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, provides insight on how disease management in inflammatory bowel disease has evolved.
04/13/2022
pancreatitis
Veronique Morinville, MDCM
pancreatitis
03/22/2022
She talks about the latest NASPGHAN position paper on roles of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pancreatitis in children. ...
03/22/2022
Pediatrics
Eva Szigethy
Pediatrics
11/06/2018
Dr. Eva Szigethy from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center discusses the positive impact of cognitive behavioral therapy in the management of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.
11/06/2018