If your pancreas has been severely damaged, you may need to take insulin
to help your body control blood sugar. You also may need to take pancreatic
enzyme pills to help your body digest fat and protein.
If you have
chronic pancreatitis, you will need to follow a low-fat diet and stop drinking
alcohol. You may also take medicine to manage your pain. Making changes like
these may seem hard. But with planning, talking with your doctor, and getting
support from family and friends, these changes are possible.