Empowerment to Make Informed Healthcare Decisions


You can either click on the links below to find the support group you are looking for, or you can use the drop down menu above that says support group to navigate to the support group you are looking for.


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I would like to Thank Dr Whitcomb and the website www.pancreas.org for their contribution of information on this website. If you would like to contribute to the United way for pancreatitis research go to http://www.pancreas.org/cure.html


Please check out The Pancreatitis Association International which can be found at http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/pancreatitis You can also find The Pancreatitis Association International UK Division at http://www.crispina.freeserve.co.uk/index.htm


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Also click here for The WEBRING: Navigation The Pancreatitis Association, International was established August 1999 to advance the research and study beyond the basics. This is an avenue to promote sharing of conventional and alternative therapies in a common goal to improve the quality of our lives. The Association will work to bring the experience strength, and hope of your own stories.


I was recently contact by Gary Fry. He has also set up a Pancreatitis support grou. Check out his site which can be found at Http://www.eboards4all.com/692933/index.html Gary's email address is mtnmusic@barbourville.com


PancreatectomySurvior is a group designed to provide emotional support and companionship to those who have undergone a Pancreatectomy, with or without an Auto_islet transplant http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PancreatectomySurvivor


Another Group you may want to check out is ChronicPancreatitisPainSharingNetwork. There group can be found at http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ChronicPancreatitisPainSharingNetwork/


For our UK Members, There is a Support group for the UK also and if you would like to check them out you can find them here. http://www.pancreatitis.org.uk/ You can find them in the drop down menu above where is says support groups also.


Mary has also made a Blog on myspace. You can find her page at http://www.myspace.com:80/livingwithpancreatitis


If you have any ideas to make this site better, please let me know.


With the cost of medicines skyrocketing, I have found some websites that may help. Click here for some Free Medicine Programs


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Another great site to check out can be found at http://www.pancreasfoundation.org/ I hope you will all check them out.

For some Social Security info, please check out the following links.

http://www.ssa.gov is the offical site of the Social Security Administration

http://www.top5plus5.com/Social%20Security.html is data that I have collected about Social Security and Social Security Disability.

http://www.disability-claims.net/ is a website which gives Disability Help for Filing Claims

http://www.top5plus5.com/Social%20Security_files/Disability-Claims.net.pdf Answers Frequently Asked Questions About Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income

http://www.top5plus5.com/Social%20Security_files/Social%20Security%20Chat%20Session.html has info from a chat session we help a few years back.