Diabetes in the Movies
What does your feature presentation look like this weekend?
If you're looking for a good movie and you're overwhelmed with the endless DVDs available at your local video store or online movie rental service, why not watch something you can relate to?
We've put together a list of flicks where diabetes is the star, co-star, or just plays a small supporting role. Keep in mind: Sometimes Hollywood gets it right, but they can get it wrong, too. Check them out for yourself at your next movie night!
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Beet and Potato Salad Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing Southwestern Napa Slaw Green Beans with Prosciutto and Onions Harvest Pork Roast with Vegetables Orange Flan Hearty Vegetable Loaf Smoked Cod Chowder Kasha with Vegetables Apple Fennel Soup
I have a friend, M, who has diabetes and never, ever tests her bloodsugar before she gets behind the wheel. This has always worried me about her. On Wednesday, she had a bad accident after passing out behind the wheel. She hit another car head on. I thank the universe that no one was killed, but she and the driver of the other vehicle were both badly injured. She's got a long healing road ahead of her, as does the woman she hit. I was talking about the...