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The protein adipsin, which is produced in body fat, helps protect insulin-secreting cells called pancreatic beta cells from destruction in type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Among middle-aged adults, higher levels of the protein in the blood were also associated with protection from type 2 diabetes.
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