Can You Live without Your Pancreas?

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It is possible to live without your pancreas. You should however make sure you take insulin to normalise blood sugar concentration as well as pancreatic enzyme supplements to help the digestion process. Your pancreas produces insulin and glucagon that control blood sugar levels.
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You will have to go for pancreas transplant.Even if you relys on medicine,you still cannot live long.
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Without treatment, maybe a few days. With treatment, there's no reason it would definitely kill them. They would have insulin dependent diabetes, of course, and while that's difficult
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Years ago, a patient without a pancreas could not survive. Today some patients can function without a pancreas, but must take daily injections of insulin and pills that contain digestive enzymes for the rest of their lives.
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