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.

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 …