Living Healthy With Diabetes

15 Celebrities With Type 2 Diabetes

Anyone can be diagnosed with diabetes—even world-class athletes, or the rich and famous.

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Famous people with diabetes

by Amanda MacMillan

People often think that type 2 diabetes strikes only the overweight and sedentary, or unhealthy eaters.

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

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 type 2 diabetes.

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