10 Celebrities With Diabetes

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Dominique Wilkins
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7. Dominique Wilkins
Type 2 diabetes
Wilkins may be a Basketball Hall of Famer, but his true calling emerged with his unexpected diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes at the age of 40, shortly after retiring from the NBA. He now works with JDRF, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Special Olympics, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and American Lung Association, among many other causes.

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