Current diagnostics of chronic pancreatitis based on morphological changes using imaging non-invasive methods. NMR is the method used to examine the pancreatic duct system. Etiology of the disease reveals genetic factors and proves existence of autoimmune form of the disease. Apart from dietotherapy, conservative therapy is based on supplementation by pancreatic enzymes in galenic form of micropelets with acidoresistent coat. Endoscopic therapy is an efficient but only temporary treatment. It still stands that chronic pancreatitis can be treated but not cured.