Category Archives: Celebrities

Famous people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

People often think that diabetes strikes only the overweight and sedentary, or unhealthy eaters and bad life style.

But anyone can be diagnosed with diabetes, even world-class athletes, or the rich and famous celebrities.

The following celebrities all had some risk factors for diabetes (such as weight, ethnicity, or family history), but many were still shocked to hear the diagnosis. They’ve all made healthy changes in their lives, and many now speak out about the dangers of type1 type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Nick Jonas Beyond Type 1

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Nick Jonas, our podcast guest, will be joining us, to talk about a new diabetes site for people living with type 1 diabetes. He is a singer/songwriter, …

Actress S. Epatha Merkerson Brings Order to Her Diabetes

Award winning S. Epatha Merkerson, Television, film and stage actress, brings a new order to her diabetes management: Get to Your Goals Program, which encourages people with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C, set a goal and take action.…

MTV’s True Life: I Have Diabetes

With the recent news of Paula Deen’s battle with type 2 diabetes, diabetes has been getting some negative coverage in the media. I’ve even heard comments like ” No wonder Paula Deen has diabetes when she eats so much sugar …