“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes, of which 90–95 percent have type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes usually develops in people over the age of 45, though there has been an increase in recent years of the disease developing in children, teens, and young adults.

 Although type 2 diabetes comes with serious health risks, it’s often highly manageable through diet, medications, healthy lifestyle habits, and strong friends and family support systems.

Here is a list of 10 celebrities with type 2 diabetes who continue to live or have lived exciting, healthy, and fulfilling lives.”

 

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