What is the definition of beta cell?
A beta cell is a type of cell in an area of the pancreas called the islets of Langerhans. Beta cells make and release insulin, which helps control the glucose level in the blood.
From: Glossary of Diabetes Terms WebMD Medical Reference
SOURCES: American Diabetes Association. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. xylitol.org. News release, FDA.
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