Diabetapedia definition: A hormone that the pancreas makes to help cells break down blood glucose and use it for energy.
Reference: American Diabetes Association
Definition from Merriam-Webster Online at www.Merriam-Webster.com: A protein pancreatic hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans that is essential especially for the metabolism of carbohydrates and the regulation of glucose levels in the blood and that when insufficiently produced results in diabetes mellitus.
Alternate uses or abbreviations: None.
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