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The Endocrine System - Important Glands and Functions

Glands that produce vital hormones, such as insulin, for instance, are part of the endocrine system.  Our energy levels and general sense of well being are dependent on the endocrine system.  Glands that are part of the endocrine system include the pituitary gland, the thyroid gland, the parathyroid glands, the adrenal glands, the pancreas, the ovaries and the testes. 

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