Diabetes Movie

Diabetes Movie

Kids who have diabetes have trouble taking energy from food and delivering it to the trillions of cells that make up the body. Watch this movie to learn more about diabetes.

What Happens in Diabetes?

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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