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Severe Weather Alert - Updated: 7:30 pm, January 18, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics will delay opening Friday, January 19 until 10am. Urgent Care – Clemmons and Urgent Care – Mocksville will also open Friday, January 19 at 10am. 
If you have questions, please contact the clinic directly.

Word! Beta Cells

Word! Beta Cells

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Beta Cells

(En español: Células beta)

Say: bay-tuh selz

Beta cells make insulin, a hormone that controls the level of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Beta cells are found in the pancreas. In type 1 diabetes, the immune system mistakenly destroys the beta cells. Without beta cells, the pancreas can't make insulin.