Islet of Langerhans

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Cells that makes insulin and are responsible for diabetes when they do not function. Group of pancreatic cells.
Benefit: The Islets of Langerhans are commonly referred to as islets. Islets actually are clusters of cells, with each islet containing 3,000 to 4,000 cells.
Fact: There are millions of islets in a healthy, adult pancreas. They make up a very small percent of the entire organ.

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