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The pancreas is a gland organ in the digestive and endocrine system of vertebrates. It is both an endocrine gland producing several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin, as well as an exocrine gland, secreting pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes that pass to the small intestine. These enzymes help in the further breakdown of the carbohydrates, protein, and fat in the chyme.
SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

SLU researcher aims to find solutions for diabetes patients at risk of hypoglycemia

Intermittent fasting may increase diabetes risk, shows study

Intermittent fasting may increase diabetes risk, shows study

Fasting diets could raise risk of diabetes say experts

Fasting diets could raise risk of diabetes say experts

Essential fats in diet may regulate protein secretion in muscles by altering gene expression

Essential fats in diet may regulate protein secretion in muscles by altering gene expression

Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: How HCP’s can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: How HCP’s can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Researchers report advances in efforts to improve treatment, prognosis of colorectal cancers

Researchers report advances in efforts to improve treatment, prognosis of colorectal cancers

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

Enhancing the effects of vitamin D to curb type 2 diabetes

Enhancing the effects of vitamin D to curb type 2 diabetes

Advances in Cell Lineage Analysis

Advances in Cell Lineage Analysis

Tissue-engineered islets used to treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in mice

Tissue-engineered islets used to treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in mice

New review of infants with congenital hyperinsulinism shows surgery benefits

New review of infants with congenital hyperinsulinism shows surgery benefits

Stiff tissue can present microenvironment susceptible to tumor growth, says study

Stiff tissue can present microenvironment susceptible to tumor growth, says study

Researchers discover new method to test levels of key proteins in human muscle cells

Researchers discover new method to test levels of key proteins in human muscle cells

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Researchers uncover how obesity leads to cancer in epithelial cells

Researchers uncover how obesity leads to cancer in epithelial cells

Alcohol damages microbiome in the mouth

Alcohol damages microbiome in the mouth

Scientists discover culprit in reducing effectiveness of insulin

Scientists discover culprit in reducing effectiveness of insulin

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

Bariatric surgery successes pave way for new type 2 diabetes treatment

Bariatric surgery successes pave way for new type 2 diabetes treatment

Hacking 'drug trafficking' system could increase effectiveness of diabetes treatment

Hacking 'drug trafficking' system could increase effectiveness of diabetes treatment