Category Archives: Beating Pancreatitis

Beating pancreatitis requires knowledge and dedication. My mission is to share information that may result in relieving the pain and suffering of those who learn and adopt the ideas I’ve used to survive, pain free, for years.

CREON: Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy

CREON is a pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for those whose pancreas no longer produces enough enzymes due to acinar cell destruction.   Enzyme replacement is prescribed to those who have suffered damage to their pancreas and they have developed EPI or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.   The pancreas damage, that causes EPI or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency… Read More »

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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, often called pancreatic insufficiency or EPI, is the inability of your digestive system to break down and properly digest the foods you eat. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency or EPI is characterized by the pancreas NOT producing enough pancreatic enzymes (protease, amylase, lipase) to promote normal digestion and the need for pancreatic enzyme supplementation.… Read More »

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New Recipe Category

I was thinking of adding recipe pages (a whole category) because people have been asking for quite sometime whether I have a cookbook or one I recommend and … I don’t. I have never seen an adequately safe cookbook for pancreatitis victims. And recently some ladies have put the bug in my ear about starting… Read More »

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