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Can pancreatitis be prevented?
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The following recommendations may help to prevent further attacks or to keep them mild:
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The pancreas is a gland located in the upper, posterior abdomen and is responsible for insulin production (endocrine pancreas) and the manufacture and secretion of digestive enzymes (exocrine pancreas) leading to carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism.