Picture taken from:
http://www.google.com.sg
Where is it located?

 ›It is located across the back of
 the abdomen, behind the
 stomach.




Picture taken from:
http:/...
What is it’s diameter?

    •The Pancreas is
    about 6
    inches/15 cm
    long.


Picture taken from: http://www.elast...
@Pancreatic Cancer
Risks include smoking, age, gender (more common in
men), chronic pancreatitis, and exposure to some
ind...
What isit’sfunction?

To produce enzymes.

To produce hormones called glucose,
in the bloodstream.
 Pancreas is an organ which is only 6 inches long but
     has such an important role to play in the human body.
      A...
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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
    7. 7. LeonardLiow Kristalbe Chua l EuniceHo Te iaNing oJ

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