11 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Have Been Diagnosed With Diabetes

People often think that diabetes strikes only the overweight and sedentary, or unhealthy eaters. But with over 400 million people from all around the world suffering from the disease, it’s clear that 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 diabetes.

In honor of World Diabetes Day, here are 11 celebrities to whom test strips, blood sugar monitors, and insulin pumps are all part of their every day.


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