Definition: Beta Cellsenparents cells are cells that make insulin.Definition: Beta Cells02/28/200508/11/201608/11/201669b34afc-557e-4d90-b565-51c9c14e277c<h3>Beta Cells</h3> <p>Beta cells are cells that make insulin, a hormone that controls the level of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Beta cells are found in the pancreas within clusters of cells known as islets. In <a href="">type 1 diabetes</a>, the body's immune system mistakenly destroys the beta cells. Without beta cells, the pancreas can't make insulin.</p> Células betaLas células beta producen insulina, una hormona que controla el nivel de glucosa (un tipo de azúcar) en la sangre. Words to Know