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Diabetes mellitus is caused due to the deficiency of insulin, which is secreted by


A
Alpha cells
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B
Beta cells
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C
Pituitary
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D
Thyroid
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Solution

The correct option is A Beta cells
Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells in the pancreas. It regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats by promoting the absorption of glucose from the blood to skeletal muscles and fat tissue.

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