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The pancreas monitors and controls If there is too much
the level of sugar in our blood. sugar in our blood then
When your blood glucose the pancreas produces
concentration falls below the ideal the hormone insulin that
range, the pancreas secretes results in the excess
glucagon. Glucagon makes your liver sugar being stored in the
break down glycogen, converting it liver as glycogen. If
back to glucose. In this way stored insulin is not produced the
sugar is released back into the blood sugar level may
blood. become fatally high. If
the pancreas is not
producing insulin this is
known as diabetes. It can
be controlled by diet or
the person may need
insulin injections.…read more


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