Celebrity Health for Celebs Over 50

Tom Hanks

In October 2013, actor Tom Hanks revealed on the “Late Show with David Letterman” that he had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes earlier in the year. Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong disease in which there are high levels of sugar (glucose) in a person’s blood.

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January 23, 2014

Last Updated:
September 15, 2014