World Diabetes Day: 10 famous personalities suffering from this disease

Nov 14, 2018, 18:00 IST
  • World Diabetes Day: 10 famous personalities suffering from this disease

    Arun Jaitley: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has been suffering from diabetes for a few years now. The 65-year-old politician also underwent an elective laparoscopic procedure for diabetes management in September 2014.

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  • World Diabetes Day: 10 famous personalities suffering from this disease

    Arvind Kejriwal: Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, is one amongst few of the Indian politicians who are diagnosed with diabetes. Lately, he was admitted to Jindal hospital due to an increased sugar level in his blood. However, the politician follows a strict diet plan and exercises daily.

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    Devendra Fadnavis: Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, is also believed to be suffering from Type 2 diabetes condition. He was diagnosed with this condition back in September 2015. Despite this condition, he has been working hard for the development of Maharashtra.

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    Gaurav Kapur: Gaurav Kapur, one of leading Television personality, also suffers from Type 1 diabetes. He developed the condition at the age of 22 due to his irregular lifestyle and travelling habits. Even though, he never let the condition affect his career

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    Kamal Haasan: Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan is suffering from serious Type 1 diabetes condition. Even with this condition, he didn't let diabetes overrule his normal life routine. The actor also has been vocal about diabetes to spread awareness about it.

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    Manmohan Singh: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been suffering from diabetes for the past few years. The 86-year-old politician has to follow a strict dietary plan to keep his long-term diabetes under control.

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    Mike Huckabee: Former Arkansas governor and a presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee had also suffered from diabetes for a decade. In 2015, he appeared on America's forum and said that he had able to beat diabetes with drugs. He revealed that he had made some significant lifestyle changes, lost more than 100 pounds, lost all the symptoms of diabetes, and reversed it.

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  • World Diabetes Day: 10 famous personalities suffering from this disease

    Nick Jonas: Pop star Nick Jonas, a member of Jonas Brothers Band, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in November 2005 when he was just fourteen. He claimed that he noticed the usual symptoms: losing weight, the bad attitude, being thirsty, going to the bathroom frequently. His blood sugar level was over 700. However, regardless of the condition, Nick continues to win the hearts of his passionate young fans.

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    Rania Al Abdullah: Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, who is considered to be the definition of elegance, outspokenness, and beauty, has also been diagnosed with diabetes. She has been vocal about the debilitating disease, calling it a serious health challenge in Jordan. Despite her condition, she has been a progressive and powerful icon in the Arab world.

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    Theresa May: British Prime Minister Theresa May also has been suffering from Diabetes since 2012. It was during the London 2012 Games, the-then Home Secretary of the UK, was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. She noticed some classic symptoms of diabetes. The leader said that despite the condition, she hasn't it affect her demanding role.

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Diabetes is a term for metabolic diseases which an individual suffers from high blood sugar. Diabetes is of two types- Type I and Type II. Type I results from the body's failure to produce insulin, whereas Type II is a condition where an individual's cells fail to properly use the insulin that the body produces. Nearly 5,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day and there is no known cure for diabetes although it is treatable. Here are some famous personalities who suffer from diabetes but never allowed the condition to stop them from achieving their aim in life.

 

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