Human Anatomy and Physiology

Where is insulin produced in the body?

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02/18/2010

Insulin is produced by the beta cells of the islets of Lagerhans, which lie interspersed in the pancreatic follicles. In layman's terms, that means it's produced in the pancreas. In the human body, the organ called the pancreas releases insulin.
Insulin is produced in the pacreas by the Islets of Langerhans. For high blood sugars (above 120 or so) insulin is secreted.