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2. The Pancreas is Responsible for Blood Sugar Control

As part of the endocrine system, the pancreas releases insulin and glucagon, both of which are important in regulating blood glucose levels. Without them, there would be no way to control the amount of sugar in the bloodstream. Proper secretion of these regulatory substances is essential for normal bodily function; illnesses such as diabetes can easily occur without proper balance.

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