What is Pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is an organ that generates several enzymes to assist the digestion of food. Such as the hormone insulin, which controls the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach. When the pancreas is inflamed, the body is not able to absorb the nutrients in needs. Pancreatitis may be either acute (which … Continue reading What is Pancreatitis?