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Diabetics portrayed in Movies,
Books, and TV Page 3

Dr Turk (played by Donald Faison) develops Type II Diabetes

Soul Food:
Mamma Jo (played by Irma P. Hall) has diabetes

Steel Magnolias:
Shelby Eatenton Latcherie (played by Julia Roberts) is a diabetic

Sweetblood by Pete Hautman:
A diabetic girl finds a group of vampires that believes
they are the original diabetics. As she follow their path her health worsens.

Sam is a Type I diabetic her syringe in
the end, helps destroy to warlock

The Witches:
Helga (played by Mai Zetterling) is a diabetic


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