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Pancreas

Pancreas

𝐓𝐡𝐞 🍇 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐝𝐲, 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬! ⤵️⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ ✅ 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ It is an organ sitting behind the stomach at about 6-8 inches long. The right side of the Pancreas is its widest part and is referred to as the head. It is cradled by the duodenum (1st part of small intestine). It moves upwards from right to left as the body of the Pancreas and ends at the spleen as the tail of the Pancreas.  ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✅ 𝟐 𝐆𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Exocrine: about 95% consists of this tissue. secretes digestive enzymes into the pancreatic duct. ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Endocrine: about 5% secretes hormones such as insulin into the blood stream, with its cells known as Islets of Langerhans. It regulates the body’s sugar levels.  ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✅ 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Pancreatitis: inflammation and damage by its own digestive chemicals. Pancreas swells and tissue cells die. ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Pancreatic pseudocyst: with conditions of pancreatitis, a fluid filled cavity can form, referred to as a pseudocyst. ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diabetes type 1: Disruption in the body’s immune system causes damage and destruction to the pancreas’ insulin-producing cells.  ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Diabetes type 2: Pancreas loses ability to provide adequate release of insulin. Body continues to become resistant to insulin and blood sugar peaks. ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎥 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧 𝐀𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨𝐬. 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐍𝐎𝗪! 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐮𝐬 𝐛𝐲 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐠 😊⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Instagram: @rev.med⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣

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