Pancreas

An awesome organ

Pancreas

The pancreas is a glandular organ above your intestine. It dumps several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, and a lot more into your small instestine to help you digest food. Without it you would die!

How to keep your Pancreas healthy

-Do not smoke

-Do not drink high sugar beverages very often

-have a healthy diet

-diabetes can lead to pancreatic cancer

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Pancreas

Interesting facts about the Pancreas

-The Pancreas can be transplanted

-It is about 6.5 inches long

-Diabetics produce lttle or no insulin in the Pancreas. They control their blood glucose by injecting insulin, without it they might not survive.