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Families of kids with pancreatitis are hungry for information and strategies to help them manage their condition and feel better. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that can cause significant pain, swelling, infection, or permanent damage to the organ. This › Continue Reading

I’ve always admired my daughter’s determination.  Whatever Attie is doing, she gives 110%. This passion spills over into her dance performances, academics, and even her battle with pancreatitis. So I shouldn’t be surprised that she is dancing the lead in › Continue Reading

Some parents might be surprised to learn that more and more children are being diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, which is an inflammation of the pancreas. It occurs in about 1 in 10,000 kids of all ages, including infants and toddlers. › Continue Reading

The opening of the new Pancreas Care Center at Cincinnati Children’s is making a difference in the lives of children who suffer from pancreatic disorders. It is one of the only dedicated pediatric pancreas care centers in the country. The › Continue Reading

“You want a child with a little fire in them…it makes them strong!” We always kept this in mind when Claudia was a toddler because that fire would get her to try stuff and accomplish things we did not think › Continue Reading