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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