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Endocrine pancreas | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Alright, then on that note why don’t we move onto the next part of the pancreas, which is known as the endocrine pancreas. And this is actually the part of the pancreas that is the most famous. We hear the most about this as we’ll see in a minute because

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Did you know that 57.2 % of black women 20 and older are obese? It’s a troubling problem for our community. But you can help. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Extra pounds put strain on the body

Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community

Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community

Our family goes way back through good times and through hard times we’ve always been strong together we are mothers and sisters grandmothers and grandfathers we’re aunts and uncles and brothers and nephews we are family one thing that holds us together is that we look out for each other

Why is a fistula the best option? Approach 1

Why is a fistula the best option? Approach 1

A provider answers a patient’s question in his office. Why is a fistula better? The fistula is better for a number of reasons. First, it allows better dialysis, because the blood flow is higher through a fistula than through a graft. And when the blood flow is better, the dialysis

How do you check for kidney disease?

How do you check for kidney disease?

how do you check for kidney disease we routinely check for chronic kidney disease with two tests a blood test and a urine test the blood test measures how well the kidneys are filtering the blood and that’s called the GFR a GF are above 60 is considered normal GFR