What is it?
Pancreatic Insufficiency occurs when the pancreas does not make enough chemicals and enzymes for normal
digestion to take place. When insufficiency is servere, as with cystic fibrosis, malabsorbtion may result leading in deficiency
of essential nutrients
Servere Pancreatic Insufficieny also occurs not only in Cystic Fibrosis but in Pancreatitis
(chronic/hereditary) and certain gastrointestinal diseases such as Celiac disease and Crohn's disease.
Symptoms of Pancreatic Insufficiency
~ Pale bulky stool
~ abdomenal discomfort
~ bone and muscle pain.
Some possible treatments are LipramŽ, and ViokaseŽ) (both contain pancreatic
High Fiber diets
a low fat diet
not drinking alchole