About EPI

Stay on top of your health

About EPI

About EPI

Stay on top of your health

When you have EPI, your body cannot properly absorb nutrients from fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.1-5 Ensuring you’re getting the nutritional support you need is key to maintaining your health with chronic pancreatitis (CP). Your healthcare provider may recommend that you take supplements to support your specific needs in addition to PERT.1,6,7


Supplements selected to meet your unique needs may help address these nutritional challenges.1

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EPI challenges and
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We have a selection of pure, premium supplements to help support the unique needs of people with EPI.

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If you are already taking supplements, that’s great! If you start to notice improvements, you may still benefit from taking supplements.6,17,18 Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any changes to the medications and supplements you take.

See our full list of supplements to support your needs.
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15. Calcium Fact Sheet for Health Professionals. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. March 26, 2020. Accessed June 25, 2020. https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-HealthProfessional/

16. Zeman M, Macášek J, Burda M, et al. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2016;108:38–44.

17. Domínguez–Muñoz JE, Iglesias–García J, Vilariño–Insua M, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007;5(4):484–488.

18. Ockenga J. HPB. 2009;11(s3):11–15.