What happens when the pancreas secretes too?
Food never enters the pancreas. The pancreas secretes enzymes into the common bile duct and these enzymes aid in the digestion of fat, and protein. The pancreas also secretes insulin into the bloodstream which helps regulate the blood sugar levels w/in the body. Without insulin the body cannot process sugars which are energy for the cells of the body.
The pancreas secretes hormones that control the glucose levels in the blood. If the glucose level of the blood is low, the brain sends a signal to the pancreas and it secretes a hormone called glucagon. If blood sugar is too high, a hormone called insulin is realased. Without the pancreas, blood sugar levels would go out of control and cause damage to the body.