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9 Celebrities with Diabetes and What they are Doing to Help Others

Celebrities with diabetes such as Tom Hanks and Salma Hayek are unique because they can give a public voice to this increasingly widespread disease.

Everyday Diabetes: Barbara Applegate – Mother, Grandmother, Type 2 Diabetic

A 46-year-old mother of two and grandmother of three, Barbara was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes only a year ago, but had symptoms long before that.

Interview: Dr. Zuraima Corona Rodríguez

Everyday Diabetes talks with Dr. Zuraima Corona Rodríguez about her experience treating diabetes in her native Mexico.

A Talk With Mike Kendall – Founder of the ‘Everyday Ups and Downs’ Diabetes Blog

Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1991 at the age of 21, Mike and his wife Jane, whom he met in 1994, had a dual purpose for starting the blog.

Interview: Margaret Jaques, Mother, Wife, Business Owner, Type 2 Diabetic

A native of Atlantic County, New Jersey and now an 18-year resident of Savannah, Georgia, Margaret Jaques was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in...

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.

Diagnosed with Diabetes at 10 Years Old – An Interview with Shane Abeyta

Shane Abeyta, a 24-year-old in Westmoreland, Kansas, talks about his struggle being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 10.

Fitness on a Whole New Level – an Interview with Cindy Reid

Cindy Reid flew to Paris on a whirlwind 24-hour trip to compete in her first elite vertical race in Europe, ascending the tallest skyscraper in Paris' in just over seven minutes. That's right, seven minutes.

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.