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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Lobster Bisque Peanut-Butter Cookies Stovetop Apple-Rice Pudding Orange Rosemary Jelly BBQ Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp with Basil Stuffing Peach and Strawberry Flan Cheesy Corn Muffins Grilled Fish with Roasted Jalapeno Rub Chimichurri Steak Sauce Oven Baked Chicken with Lemon Pistachio Rice
Because I wear my Dexcom on my arm, I’ve slowly adjusted to the fact that people will ask me about it. Sometimes it’s the rude and inquisitive “What’s that?” and sometimes it’s somewhat sincere curiosity “Is that a (insert random type of medical device that they assume)?” Sometimes it bothers me more than others depending on how they ask and how they respond once I’ve told them what it is. I have limits to how much myth-busting I want to do in everyday conversation and how much rudeness I can...