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Insulin

Definition:

A hormone made by [certain] cells of the pancreas. Insulin controls the amount of sugar in the blood by moving it into the cells, where it can be used by the body for energy.

Source: St Jude's Children's Hospital: Medical Terminology & Drug Database 

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Diabetes is a disease that develops as a result of the body's inability to produce or sufficiently produce insulin.

Source: GreenFacts

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Deutsch: Insulin
Español: Insulina
Français: Insuline

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