Texas Chapter Pancreas Diseases Symposium: Understanding & Living with the challenges.


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Understanding & Living with the challenges of Pancreatic Disease

In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine Gastroenterology  and Hepatology Section, the National Pancreas Foundation and its Texas State Chapter presents a "Pancreas Diseases Educational Symposium: Diagnosis, Treatment, Care and Support for patients, caregivers & families".

Experts from Baylor College of Medicine will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about pancreas disease.


Agenda

Welcome & Introduction - Naomi Jacobsen, Texas Chapter Chair


Virtual reality of chronic pain in patients with Chronic Pancreatitis -

Dr. Richa Shukla & Dr. Shashank Sarvepalli


Patient Testimony - Amber Senica


"Differences between acute & chronic pancreatitis - Dr. Kalpesh Patel


New innovative approaches to managing chronic pancreatitis - Dr. Mohamed Othman


Patient Testimony - Tressa Sonnier


The NPF: History, Activities and Developments - Patrick Salami


Patient testimony - Jennifer Earl


Open Forum and Closing Remarks - Dr Othman


The event is free and open to all patients and caregivers with refreshments provided.

Baylor College of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine Conference Room B, 7200 Cambridge St.,  Houston, Texas 77030

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When
Saturday October 12th
9:00 AM - 13:30
Where
Baylor College of Medicine, 7200 Cambridge St, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
7200 Cambridge St, Houston, TX 77030, USA

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Patient and Caregiver Education

Pancreas Diseases Educational Symposium: Diagnosis, Treatment, Care and Support for patients, caregivers & families.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation national office, the local chapter and the approved centers in the State of Texas.

The event is free and open to all patients and caregivers with a light breakfast provided.

Posted by NATIONAL PANCREAS FOUNDATION





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