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Diabetics portrayed in Movies,
Books, and TV

12 Hours to Live:
Amy is kidnapped by a deranged gunman. Her
chances of survival diminish without her insulin.

Babysitters Club by Ann M. Martin:
Stacy is a teenager that lives with Type I diabetes

Con Air:
Baby O (played by Mykelti Williamson) is a diabetic

The General:
The true story of Martin Cahill (played by Brendan Gleeson),
a famous Irish gangster, who has Type II diabetes

Half Baked:
A policman's diabetic horse
dies after being fed too many sweets

I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb:
This book has a character that has
type II diabetis and poor managment.


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