Regulation of Blood Glucose

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The Pancreas...

  • Small organ found underneath the stomach
  • Performs both endocrine and exocrine functions

Secretion of Enzymes...

  • Many cells in the pancreas manufacture and release digestive hormones
    • This is the exocrine function
  • Cells are found in small groups surrounding tiny tubules that secrete the digestive enzymes
  • Tubules join to make the pancreatic duct which carries fluid containing enzymes into the…

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