Today’s hip hop fans may not be so familiar with hip hop business man Damon Dash but in the mid 1990’s he was just a quieter version of Puff Daddy and at least as successful. The partner of Hip Hop icon Jay-Z, Dash is a type 1 diabetic and uses insulin as part of a routine highly dependent on diet to manage the disease. He is also extremely active with his charity work and strives to significantly reduce the impact of this terrible disease. Photo credit: Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com
Affecting 26 million people here in the states and over 300 million worldwide, it is clear that nobody is immune to this awful disease, not even the rich and famous. Quite a few celebrities deal with diabetes, and here are 10 of them.