Belly Fat Can Lead to an Attack of Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is swelling in the pancreas, a gland that is situated in the upper stomach.

doctor holding anatomical model

Pancreatitis is swelling in the pancreas, a gland that is situated in the upper stomach. The pancreas makes enzymes that assist digestion and hormones that assist control the way your system processes sugar (glucose), according to the Mayo Clinic.