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It is possible to live without a pancreas, although daily insulin injections and the use of digestive enzymes are necessary. Experts from Cedars-Sinai say pancreatic transplantation is also an option in some patients. More »

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In order to exist, life requires cells to multiply rapidly to support the larger organism, and enzymes make this possible. Without enzymes, life wouldn't have had the opportunity to evolve in the first place. More »

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Without gravity, there would be no life on Earth at all. Anything that rests on the planet would float off into space; this includes everything from human beings to all the water on Earth. More »

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The pancreas is a flat, J-shaped organ that is wider on the right and tapers to the left and is located behind the stomach, according to LiveScience. It is responsible for producing insulin, glycogen and enzymes that aid... More »

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The pancreas rests between the stomach and the spine on the back side of the abdomen. The liver is just above the pancreas. The spleen is also near the pancreas. More »

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There are several organs on the right side of the body, just under the breast, including the gallbladder, kidney, liver and the tip of the pancreas. Since organs are so varied in this area, it can be difficult ascertaini... More »

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The pancreas is a small organ located behind the stomach in the abdomen and functions as a digestive organ and an endocrine organ. In the digestive system, the pancreas helps break down food. In the endocrine system, the... More »

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