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What lifestyle changes should I make if I have chronic pancreatitis?

Several lifestyle changes make recovery from chronic pancreatitis faster. These include:

  • stopping alcohol and tobacco use;
  • eating a low-fat diet with smaller, more frequent meals to help reduce the chance of gallbladder disease;
  • drinking plenty of water.

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