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Discovery of ‘protective shield’ for b-cells could provide new option for treating diabetes

03:26 EDT 21 Jun 2017 | News-Medical.net

The islets of Langerhans in the human pancreas produce and release insulin to regulate blood glucose levels. Insulin, which is specifically produced in b-cells, serves to prompt cells to take up glucose circulating in blood.

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