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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Google Secures Patent for Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens
Medtronic to Use GlucoSitter Artificial Pancreas Software in Future Insulin Pumps - A Big Deal!
Spicy Island Chicken Jerusalem "Mixed Grill" Seasoned Garlicky Meatballs No-Bake Cookies Mocha Brownies Jalapeno Chile Peppers on Chicken Tostadas Corn & Black Bean Salad Creamy Avocado Dip Sweet and Sour Turnip Green Salad Creamy Blue Cheese Dip
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