7. Diseases and Disorders of the Pancreas

The pancreas supports the small intestine by producing enzymes needed to help digest fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. The pancreas also contains cells that manufacture the hormones insulin and glucagon, which are released into the bloodstream. Insulin is necessary to help the body use glucose, an end product of digestion. Insulin and glucose must be maintained […]


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