In the context of EPI, a well-balanced diet and supplementation with fat-soluble vitamins is often required to prevent nutritional deficiencies, and in children, to optimize growth.
In children with pancreatic insufficiency, a high-calorie diet with unrestricted fat and supplementation with fat-soluble vitamins is often necessary to prevent nutritional deficiencies and support proper growth.
Vitamin supplementation, primarily the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, is an important component of EPI management, as are lifestyle modifications (eg, avoidance of fatty foods, limitation of alcohol intake, cessation of smoking).
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Management - Medscape - Mar 08, 2021.