Diabetes In The Film Steel Magnolias

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Service Learning is a community project where students do a project for the community. Then, the student will reflect on the experience and how it challenged them. The middle area where people are on the verge of becoming a diabetic based on their lifestyles. These factors include their diet and whether they exercise. Our project is creating a support group for diabetics, where they can support themselves. Although we had a small group to speak to, we made the best of the situation and everyone did what they supposed to do. Dr. Brookter opened the meeting with two videos about diabetes, and gave a briefing about them. After the videos, each of the guests told us about the day when they found out they had Diabetes. Their stories were compelling, …show more content…
Brookter reminded us of the movie Steel Magnolias that talk about Diabetes. Shelby, who had Type 1 Diabetes and suffered from diabetic shock, she has a child when she couldn't. Then, her mom, M'Lynn donated one of her kidneys to Shelby that helped Shelby. But, on Halloween, Shelby's new kidney rejected her body where she fell into a coma and died. This movie gave the most stirring accounts of Diabetes to expose the media and a person is a serious topic. This movie-adapted play should encourage using Diabetes as a subject matter in TV and …show more content…
I announce the winners of each bag and Darius gave them to the winners. Everyone had fun doing the meeting and enjoy the event. We encourage the guests to come back again and go to get a free kidney screening on Thursday. We talked with the guests after the meeting had ended, one of the guests I spoke to was happy to come. The experience I gained from doing the Service Learning was eye-opening. It gave me a chance to realize how ground-breaking this project we're doing is necessary. Because this is not just about coming to a meeting and confessing what's on their mind. This is about giving diabetics a second chance of life to live healthy lives and have fun. Also, to shake up the medical community and let the public know about Diabetes and how to prevent it. What I observed from this meeting was how every student worked together to keep our guests happy. They participated in the activities with the guests enjoying every moment of their time. The guests open up about their most personal issue when they became a diabetic. Victoria and Allison on their medical expertise and checking everyone's blood pressure. Stephanie, Karianda, and Courtney on exercise methods for guests to

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