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What is the function of the pancreas ?

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Dr. Manjeet Singh
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: Pancreas

Pancreas secretes enzymes that converts the food we eat into fuel for the body's cells.
The pancreas has two main functions: an exocrine function that aids in digesting food. an endocrine function that regulates blood glucose levels.

In brief: Pancreas

Pancreas secretes enzymes that converts the food we eat into fuel for the body's cells.
The pancreas has two main functions: an exocrine function that aids in digesting food. an endocrine function that regulates blood glucose levels.
Dr. Manjeet Singh
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Pancreas

The pancreas has multiple functions.
It secretes hormones, the most well-known being insulin, which helps regulate blood sugar. It also secrete bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and enzymes which help to break down and digest food.

In brief: Pancreas

The pancreas has multiple functions.
It secretes hormones, the most well-known being insulin, which helps regulate blood sugar. It also secrete bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and enzymes which help to break down and digest food.
Dr. Andrew Seibert
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