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eMedTV Anatomy A-Z
Pancreas - Triglycerides
This page contains links to eMedTV Anatomy containing information on subjects from Pancreas to Triglycerides. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Anatomy
The pancreas is a gland in the abdomen that makes insulin, other hormones, and pancreatic juices. This eMedTV Web page describes the location and purpose of this part of the body, including its role in helping the body use and store energy.
- Skin (Health Channel Home)
Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and its job is to protect you. This eMedTV resource describes some of the topics you can learn more about on eMedTV's Skin Health Channel, such as rashes, atopic dermatitis, and vitiligo.
- Skin (Overview Article)
There are three layers of skin that work together to protect you and keep you healthy. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at skin, including information on what it is made of, as well as a description of what each layer does.
- Systolic Blood Pressure
As this eMedTV article explains, systolic blood pressure is the top number in a blood pressure reading. It represents the amount of pressure blood puts on vessels when the heart is beating. This page takes a look at this number and how it is measured.
Testicular cancer sometimes can be detected when performing a monthly self-exam. This eMedTV resource explains how to perform a testicular cancer check on yourself and discusses tests doctors use to diagnose the disease.
Triglycerides are the main storage form of fat in the body. As this eMedTV article explains, they are used to create energy and serve as building blocks for cells. This Web page provides an in-depth look at triglycerides.