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The Francene Marie Show

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Take Pancreas Challenge

I’m looking for a few folks that know the answers. How long would it take you to find the answers to the following questions regarding the job and characteristics of the pancreas? Would it take you 10 minutes, 20 minutes or 30 minutes to find the answers? Are you ready for the pancreas challenge? Let’s go!

Questions:

  1. Does the pancreas play a huge part in the digestive system or sex drive?
  2. How many functions does the pancreas have to do on a daily basis?
  3. On average, how long is the pancreas in length?
  4. What color is the pancreas?
  5. How much does an average pancreas weigh?
  6. Is the pancreas located near the abdomen between the stomach and the spine, or located near your heart?
  7. Can you donate a segment of your pancreas?
  8. Is the pancreas a gland or organ?
  9. Where is the pancreas located?
  10. What pancreatic awareness group gives an uplifting voice for loved ones touched by pancreatic cancer?

Answers:

  1. The pancreas is an integral part of the digestive system.
  2. The pancreas has two main functions: to secrete hormones that regulate blood glucose levels and to produce enzymes that help digest foods.
  3. The pancreas is about six inches long.
  4. The pancreas is a light tan or pinkish in color.
  5. The pancreas weighs from 60 to 100 grams.
  6. The pancreas is located near the abdomen between the stomach and the spine.
  7. It’s possible for a living donor to donate a pancreas segment, but most pancreas transplants involve a whole organ from a deceased donor.
  8. The pancreas is a organ.
  9.  The pancreas is located near the abdomen between the stomach and the spine.
  10. Charlotte Pancreatic Cancer Alliance  is a community group that amplifies voices locally, regionally and internationally regarding pancreatic cancer.

You can catch up with Charlotte PC Alliance on social media: FacebookInstagram , Linkedin and Twitter.  The three Charlotteans from CLT PC Alliance are from families touched by pancreatic cancer, are determined to change the local story of awareness. Please meet the founders – Grace Lynch, Patti Weber, and Mark Weber!!!!

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,