Below is a list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Diet and Nutrition Changes After Diagnosis

Eating Recommendations for patients with pancreatic cancer

Coping with the Loss of Appetite

Controlling Weight Loss

Weight Loss due to Insufficient Calorie Intake

Tumor-Induced Weight Loss

Malabsorption and Pancreatic Enzymes

Reasons to take Pancreatic Enzyme

Sources of Pancreatic Enzyme Product

Dosage of Pancreatic Enzyme

Tips to Obtain the Best Results from Pancreatic Enzyme Products

Side Effects of Pancreatic Enzyme

Preventing or Reducing Diarrhea

Foods that may worsen diarrhea

Foods less likely to aggravate diarrhea

Other Supportive Care Techniques

Diarrhea and dehydration

Sources of fiber

Management of Taste Changes

Other Side Effects

Foods that may cause overall discomfort

Relieving Constipation

Preventing gas

Controlling Lactose Intolerance

Dealing with fatigue

Overcoming Nausea and Vomiting

AnriEmetic (Anti-nausea) Medications

Dietary Changes Following Surgery

General Recommendations following pancreatic surgery

Suggested Meal Plan


Sugar and Diabetes

People with Diabetes and Cancer have special dietary needs

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

General Nutrition Guidelines


AICR Guidelines

The Role of a Dietitian

What is a dietitian vs. a nutritionist?

How can a registered dietitian help?

Where can I find a registered dietitian?









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