American actor, Anthony Anderson is the star of the hit comedy-drama Black*ish. He is one of the most nominated black actors in the history of the Best Comedy Actor race with his fourth consecutive Emmy nomination (2015-2018) for his performance.
The show is seriously funny but story lines have turned to more serious topics including diabetes, a very important issue for the actor. Anthony has been living with type 2 diabetes since 2002. Diabetes Voice got a chance to speak with him about his journey with diabetes and why he’s such a serious advocate. Go to the interview.
The battle against noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was in the spotlight at the Third United Nations High-Level Meeting on NCDs on September 27, 2018.
Experts say words matter when speaking directly to people with diabetes. Diabetes Voice reached out to two individuals to express their views on the subject.
Muhammad Ali made history on September 15, 2018, becoming the first UK boxer with type 1 diabetes to fight professionally. It was a great beginning for the boxer as he spent nearly three years campaigning in order to prove to the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) that his diabetes would not affect him in the ring.
Diabetes is a serious problem and it is not going away. Governments can go a long way to prevent the unnecessary death and disability of millions of people across the world.
New research finds that people with people with prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes are more likely to be food insecure.