Pancreas

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    1. 1. Picture taken from: http://www.google.com.sg
    2. 2. Where is it located? ›It is located across the back of the abdomen, behind the stomach. Picture taken from: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp? articlekey=4743
    3. 3. What is it’s diameter? •The Pancreas is about 6 inches/15 cm long. Picture taken from: http://www.elastase.com/ bilder/gastro/pancreas.jpg
    4. 4. @Pancreatic Cancer Risks include smoking, age, gender (more common in men), chronic pancreatitis, and exposure to some industrial chemicals. @Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes mellitus, often known as Diabetes, is a syndrome of disordered metabolism, usually due to a combination of hereditary and environmental causes, resulting in abnormally high blood sugar levels.
    5. 5. What isit’sfunction? To produce enzymes. To produce hormones called glucose, in the bloodstream.
    6. 6.  Pancreas is an organ which is only 6 inches long but has such an important role to play in the human body.  Alcohol affects the pancreas. Picture taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pancreas
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