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DPC 2022



Early diagnosis of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (PEI): is it difficult? Case Studies

16 Nov 2022
Hands on Training Theatre

Almost a quarter of diabetic patients may be living with gastrointestinal symptoms. Data suggests that 42% of these patients could have underlying pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. However, due to the vauge gastrointestinal symptoms these patients can often be missed or overlooked.

In this session, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma will be discussing the early diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, how to identify patients with PEI, looking out for symptoms of PEI, and how to mest manage PEI with Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy.

  • How to diagnose Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency
  • Understanding red flags and symptoms
  • Managing pancreatic exocrine insufficiency with PERT
  • Interactive case study discussions
Sanjeev Sharma, Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetes - Ipswich Hospital