If you have ongoing (chronic)
pancreatitis caused by excessive use of alcohol, you
will need to quit drinking to reduce severe pain and complications. Drinking
large amounts when you have chronic pancreatitis can shorten your life. For
more information on quitting alcohol, see the topic
Alcohol Abuse and Dependence.
the role of diet in pancreatitis is not clear, doctors recommend eating a
low-fat diet and staying at a healthy body
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