The functions of the pancreas, pancreatitis and diabetes
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The pancreas in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach and the duodenum, that is located a long body. Gland releases secretions and acts as a vital organ. Because of the pancreas there are two different functions that are performed in the body has two different tissues. The first function, that divides in a way that the body can use the food to produce digestive enzymes. The other function is to produce hormone.
Three main disease related to the pancreas inflammation of the pancreas, type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Inflammation of the pancreas caused by several factors. Type 1 diabetes is an immune-related disease. An unhealthy lifestyle will cause frequently to the development of Type 2 diabetes.