Control of blood glucose
PANCREAS & ITSENDOCRINE ROLE
It functions as both an exocrine as well as anendocrine gland
Located in the curve of the duodenum.
Roughly 99% of the pancreatic cells are arranged inclusters calledacinithat produce digestive enzymes,
Scattered among the acini are the 1-2 million tinecluster of endocrine tissue called pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans .