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Super Bowl Champ Kendall Simmons Shares Diabetes Story

Kendall Simmons, a former offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive may have two Super Bowl trophies on his shelf at home from his hard earned efforts on the field, but he says one of his biggest challenges took place off the field --diabetes.

Nick Jonas Holds a Special Meet-and-Greet With Diabetic Fans

It is so empowering for our young patients to see a superstar like Nick Jonas who has shared experiences with them as someone with type 1 diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetic UK Prime Minister Theresa May is an Inspiration

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was diagnosed with just 4 years ago with Type 1 while she was the United Kingdom's home secretary.

Bryce Harper and Cam Newton Provide Inspiration in New Campaign

Baseball star Bryce Harper is featured as part of a new inspirational campaign from Under Armour. Driven by the tagline "It Comes From Below,"

Singer Crystal Bowersox Inspires Others to Find Healthy Diabetes Balance

Crystal Bowersox understands how crucial it is to properly manage diabetes and find a healthy balance on and off the stage.

Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins an Inspiration to Fellow Diabetics

NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and has been battling the disease for the past 17 years. Wilkins, though unaware of it at the time, is sure that he had diabetes during the time he was playing.

Diabetes Blinds ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Host Dr. Dre – Now he Wants to Give Back

Dr. Dre was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes 10 years ago and has since lost a toe, had numerous ankle injuries and sadly, three years ago, he lost his eyesight.

Nick Jonas Turning Heads with Top Album and Scandalous Upcoming Movie

Nick Jonas' album, “Last Year Was Complicated,” which was just released it has already climbed to the top of the US iTunes best-seller list. As of today it's still hanging strong in the Top 10 at #7.

Olivia Munn Talks about Unintentionally Losing 12 Pounds for X-Men

Olivia Munn is already an incredibly beautiful woman who doesn't need to change a thing! However, when she was cast as Psylocke, the telekinetic mutant in the new film X-Men Apocalypse, Olivia Munn had to drop 12 pounds for the role.

Tom Hanks on Diabetes: I was a ‘Total Idiot’ and part of ‘Lazy American Generation’

Tom Hanks: I was a total idiot. 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 heavy. You've seen me in movies, you know what I looked like.