Annular pancreas

The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces juices that help break down food and hormones that help control blood sugar levels. Problems with the pancreas can lead to many health problems. These includePancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas: This happens when digestive enzymes start digesting the pancreas itselfPancreatic cancerCystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder in which thick, sticky mucus can also block tubes in your pancreasThe pancreas also plays a role in diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas no longer make insulin because the body's immune system has attacked them. In type 2 diabetes, the pancreas loses the ability to secrete enough insulin in response to meals.

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pancreatic diseases
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Acute Pancreatitis https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482468/ Introduction Acute pancreatitis is common and is the leading cause of hospitalization amongst gastrointestinal disorders in the United States. The severity of the disease v...See More

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