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Insulin, Amylin, and Type 2 Diabetes

Almost everyone has heard of insulin and its role in diabetes,  it’s the hormone secreted by the pancreas that lowers blood sugar, and without enough of it we will die.  Insulin isn’t the only thing that the beta cells in our pancreas secrete though, they also secrete another hormone called amylin. Amylin plays a very significant Read More …