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Anonymous

My favourite is often the use of T1 Diabetes as a tension raiser in Hollywood blockbusters.

Bits of dialogue like: “My Gad Jim… If that girl doesn’t get her shot in the next 45 minutes she’ll go into insulin-shock…”

Which would be more accurate if they were: “My Gad Jim… If that girl doesn’t get her insulin in the next 45 minutes she might get a bit grumpy during the afternoon, possibly a little thirsty too if it goes on a bit – but more than likely she’ll barely notice…”