14 Celebrities with Type 2 Diabetes


Below are some of the celebrities which has Diabetes Type 2. See, how each one of them has been facing the difficulties and still succeeding in life.

Halle Berry Has Type 2 Diabetes

Halle Berry was born as Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966. She is one of the top paid American actress and fashion model. In one of the most prolific achievement, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002. She received this award for her performance in Monster's Ball. She has for long, been involved in the production side as well in many of her films.
During the recording and shooting of Living Dolls, she suddenly went into coma and lapsed down. After this, she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

Delta Burke has Diabetes Type 2

Delta Burke was born in Orlando, Florida on 30 July 1956. Her birth name was Delta Ramona Leah Burke. She is best known the world over for her portrayal as Suzanne in CBS programme "Designing Women". This program ran successfully for five seasons which got her, two Emmy nominations for Best Actress. She attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts on a scholarship she recieved. She did some TV movies like "The Seekers" and "The Chisholms".

Delta is the patient of Diabetes type 2 for which she has attended a rehab programme as well.

Mike Huckabee has Type 2 Diabetes

Michael Dale Huckabee was born on August 24, 1955 in Hope, Arkansas. In 1993, Huckabee fought the special election and won the same for the job of lieutenant governor. After that, he became governor in the year 1996. Huckabee was elected for ccomplete terms in the year 1998 and 2002. He also announced and run for 2008 Republican nomination for president, but lost to John McCain.

Huckabee is married to his high school sweet heart, since the year 1974. Mike is also a sufferer of type 2 diabetes.

Do you have Type 2 diabetes like Drew Carey

Drew Allison Carey is an American actor, comedian, game show host. He was born on May 23, 1958. He has serverd in U.S. Marine Corps as well. He made the space for himself in the world of American Television by starring in his own sitcom show, "The Drew Carey Show". He also served as host of in the show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"shown on ABC. He has also hosted the television game show "The Price Is Right".

He had type 2 diabetes for which he began diet and exercise plan, resulting in an extensive weight loss and elimination of type-2 diabetes.

Billie Jean King Has Type 2 Diabetes like any other of us

Billie Jean King was born on November 22, 1943 in California. She started playing tennis early and soon she became one of the best women players in the world, winning about 20 Wimbledon titles. She is truly one of the best women tennis player in the history.

Billie Jean is known for her off the court efforts of bringing the prize money for males and females same. In the year 1971 she became the first female athlete to win in excess of $100,000. She also became the first president of the Women's Tennis Association. She also fought for Diabetes Type 2 illness.

Paula Deen has The Type 2 Diabetes - The High Calorie Culprit

Paula Hiers Deen was born on January 29, 1947. She is a known American cook, show host and restaurateur. She has even won the Emmy Award for her television show. She resides in Savannah, Georgia. She has lot (about fourteen) of cooking books published so far.

In 2009, she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, a disease where high calorie diet intake is a cause. Deen was also a paid spokesperson for a pharmaceutical company which exported insulin and also had a diabetes managment program.

Sherri Shepherd and her fight with Diabetes Type 2

Sherri Shepherd was born in Chicago, Illinos. SHe used to work as a secretary before starting her comedy career. Shepherd also appeared on "Less Than Perfect" in 2002. In 2007, started as the co-host of the show "The View".

She is known all over the television for her charmingly warm personality and sense of humor. She did a lot of stand-up comic for years before starting as a television host. Shepherd in her chat shows, has shared her experiences fighting with weight and diabetes with the shows participants. She has a sense of sincerity and humor mixed u. In 2009, in her viewpoints all through the shows she host. She even won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host.

Paul Sorvino's way of fighting with Type 2 Diabetes

Paul Sorvino is a Hollywood Actor being born on April 13, 1939, in New York, to an Italian family who migrated to US. He has dreamed to become a singer. He completed his graduation from American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He did his Broadway debut in 1964 in Bajour. His prolific television career was known by people across, but so far his best known work is his role as "Henry Kissinger" in Nixon (1995). His debut film was "Where's Poppa?" He has several films to his credit which includes, "The Firm", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Bullworth".

Henry has Type 2 Diabetes as well, with which he has been fighting since.

Patti Labelle has Type 2 Diabetes

Patricia Louise Holte was born on May 24, 1944, in Pennsylvania. Also known as Patti LaBelle, she is an American actress and singer. She is being regarded as the undisputed queen of rock & soul music. Some of her most acclaimed work includes "Lady Marmalade", "When You Talk About Love" and "New Attitude." She went on to succeed as a solo artist with her hit album "I'm in Love Again".

In addition of being a singer, LaBelle has wrote two books, one which was her autobiography. She also suffered from Type 2 Diabetes.

David Wells is Fit, but has Type 2 Diabetes

David Lee Wells was born on May 20, 1963 in Torrance, California. He grew up in San Diego, Ocean Beach. He is a former American former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was one of the best left-handed pitchers, while he was playing for New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays. He is currently hosting the show "The Cheap Seats" on FOXSports.com. He is also a broadcaster on MLB on TBS.

In the year 2007, Wells was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes which is closely associated with lifestyle related causes such as high calorie diet intake.

Do it like Randy Jackson if you have Type 2 Diabetes

Randy Jackson was born on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a veteran of Music industry and he is a famous television personality who is a popular judge on the popular singing show American Idol. Jackson has spent quite a good amount of years on the back stage as a record producer with Columbia Records and MCA Records. He is a Musician, record producer, television personality. He studied music and graduated in 1979.

Jackson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the year 1999. He changed his diet and daily routine to fight the disease. He lost more than 100-pound of weight.

Chaka Khan turned to Vegan to combat Diabetes Type 2

Chaka Khan known as Yvette Marie Stevens at birth, was born on March 23, 1953. She is undoubtedly known as the "Queen of Funk-Soul". She has won the Grammy Award record 10 times for her singing and songwriting. Her career has spanned for four decades, starting in 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of band known as Rufus. She also started her solo journey in the year 1978 with some of the big hits like "Tell Me Something Good", "Sweet Thing", "Ain't Nobody", "I'm Every Woman", "I Feel for You", etc.

Khan is on vegan plan and she has adopted the same to combat the Type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure troubles she has been facing.

Dick Clark also had Diabetes Type 2

Born as Richard Wagstaff Clark, on November 30, 1929, Dick was connected to music since beginning. He started his career in show business shortly after World War II. Sometimes he was known as "America's oldest teenager," and he was one of the most famour personality in music industry. He had started the show known as "American Bandstand", by the help of which, he helped other artists to become popular and succeed.

He did his major in business administration. Dick was suffering from Type 2 diabetes. He died in year 2012 because of a massive heart attack.

Larry King also has Type 2 Diabetes

Larry king or Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger, as he was known at birth, was born in New York City, to Austrian immigrant. He started his media career as a local Florida journalist and interviewer the fifties. From the year 1985 to 2010, which is close to 25 years, he has hosted one of the most famous night interview program, the Larry King Live on CNN. He had very broad range of guests ranging from psychics, to politicians and figures from entertainment world.

King has received lot of broadcasting awards including the Peabody Award and Cable Ace awards. He has suffered from Type 2 diabetes and he is a avid smoker.


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