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Pancreas / Pancreatitis

PANCREATITIS The pancreas, the gland located deep in abdomen is an organ that has two types of glands: the exocrine glands (responsible for producing juice that helps break down food) and endocrine glands (which release hormones that help regulate blood sugar). Though gradually worsening persistent abdominal pain with progressive symptoms of inadequate absorption of nutrients and development of diabetes mellitus because the pancreas cannot produce enough insulin. Causes: The pancreatic duct joins the common bile […]