Because he never spoke about it publicly few people knew that “The King” Elvis Presley developed type 2 diabetes late in his life. Even as his health became more and more in decline he never appeared to seriously consider healthier lifestyle. Diabetes information was not nearly as available in the 1970’s as it is now and many speculate that diabetes had a significant role in the premature death of the rock icon passing at the age of 42.
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.