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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insulin

Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, and it is considered to be the main anabolic hormone of the body. It regulates the ...

www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/type-1-diabetes/what-insulin

Apr 7, 2017 ... Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar ( glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/diabetes/whatisinsulin.php

Jan 5, 2016 ... Insulin is a hormone; a chemical messenger produced in one part of the body to have an action on another. It is a protein responsible for ...

www.hormone.org/hormones-and-health/hormones/insulin

Essential for life, the hormone insulin regulates many metabolic processes that provide cells with needed energy. Understanding insulin, what insulin does, and  ...

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/what-is-diabetes/prediabetes-insulin-resistance

Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas, an organ located behind the stomach . The pancreas contains clusters of cells called islets. Beta cells within the islets ...

www.healthline.com/health/type-2-diabetes/insulin

Dec 7, 2016 ... What is insulin? What does it do? How is it used to treat diabetes? Learn the answers as well as other considerations for using it.

www.webmd.com/diabetes/treat-your-diabetes-17/slideshow-blood-sugar-insulin

May 31, 2017 ... Looking for ways to keep your blood sugar in check? Feast your eyes on these tips from WebMD for controlling your glucose when you have ...

www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Insulin.aspx

Oct 8, 2014 ... Insulin is a hormone that is important for metabolism and utilization of energy from the ingested nutrients - especially glucose.

www.diabetes.co.uk/about-insulin.html

Inside the pancreas, beta cells make the hormone insulin. With each meal, beta cells release insulin to help the body use or store the glucose it gets from food.