George Lucas, Salma Hayek + 6 Other Celebrities Who Have Diabetes

184

Almost 5,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day. And celebrities are not an exception. Some of our favorite singers, actors, tv hosts etc. live with diabetes and sometimes we don’t even know about it.

Nexter.org prepared you a list of 8 celebs who live with this diagnosis.

George Lucas

Source: Getty Images

The creator of the Star Wars found out he had type 2 diabetes while getting a checkup during his draft for the Vietnam War.

Vanessa Williams

Source: ABC

The singer has type 1 diabetes. “I am happy for my journey,” she told Essence. “I am right where I am supposed to be, and I’m looking forward to where I’m going in the future.” She also supports various charities for diabetes research.

Nick Jonas

Source:

Former Jonas Brothers member found out that he has type 1 diabetes when he was 13. “It was something I thought would slow me down before I even got started,” he said at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards. “But thankfully it didn’t, and I’m in the healthiest place I’ve been since my diagnosis.”

Sharon Stone

Source: Getty Images

People often ask Sharon who has type 1 diabetes about her secret to staying in shape. And as she told E! News: “My secret is no secret. I just do all the things you’re supposed to do. I eat right, I sleep, I work out, I’m happy. I choose the good things.”

Salma Hayek

Source: Invision

When Hayek was pregnant with her daughter Valentina, she developed gestational diabetes. It is treatable, but women with this diagnosis have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes later.

Halle Berry

Source: Getty Images

When Berry was diagnosed with diabetes, she was 19 years old and petrified, she thought she’s going to die. But now she says, “Diabetes turned out to be a gift. It gave me strength and toughness because I had to face reality, no matter how uncomfortable or painful it was.”

Tom Hanks

Source: Shutterstock

Tom was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2013. He thinks that yo-yo dieting for film roles could’ve been a part of the problem. “I’m part of the lazy American generation that has blindly kept dancing through the party and now finds ourselves with a malady … I was a total idiot,” he told E! News.

Larry King

Source: Getty Images

Larry has maintained a healthy lifestyle since he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. “I follow my doctor’s wishes, I take my prescription drugs, I take a lot of vitamins,” he told the LA Times.

Did you know about any of these before?


MORE HOT NEWS

Like this post? Let us know!
  • CoolAF (0%)
  • Cool (0%)
  • Whatever (0%)
  • Boring (0%)
  • WTF (0%)
Summary
George Lucas, Salma Hayek + 6 Other Celebrities Who Have Diabetes
Title
George Lucas, Salma Hayek + 6 Other Celebrities Who Have Diabetes
Description
Almost 5,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day. And celebrities are not an exception. Some of our favorite singers, actors, tv hosts etc. live with diabetes and sometimes we don’t even know about it. Nexter.org prepared you a list of 8 celebs who live with this diagnosis.
Nexter.org
Nexter.org
Nexter.org
https://nexter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/logo_nexterbg.jpg

More News from Nexter