Diabetes mellitus has grown at a tremendous pace all over the world, including India. A condition in which the body is unable to regulate the level of glucose in the blood, diabetes does not allow enough insulin produce in the body. This results in high level of glucose in the blood. And in the bandwagon of diabetics are also numerous celebrities who were diagnosed with diabetes at a very young age and have fought with it well enough to not let it affect or interfere in their normal lives.
This might also be an explanation for the actress childhood obesity. Sonam was detected with diabetes at a very young age. She has been on medication and insulin injection regularly.
Besides, the actress follows a strict fitness regime where she eats small meals regularly and never misses her workout sessions. Her workout regime includes power yoga, pilates and weight training along with a bit of dancing which includes Kathak. Additionally, Sonam also plays squash, 2-3 times in a week.
Veteran actor Kamal Haasan suffers from Type-1 diabetes. Over the years, the actor has made sure that he doesn’t let diabetes affect his career, looks and overall life.
His fitness regime includes regular workouts at the gym and complete refraining from alcohol. The actor also believes in yoga and its numerous health benefits.
Fawad Khan was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes at the age of 17. He associates his being diabetic to smoking.
While Fawad is not amongst the actors with six-packs, he still has managed to leave an ever-lasting impact on his female fans. He puts a lot of effort in having a healthy diet. He starts his day with a glass of lemon and warm water followed by eggs and cereals for breakfast. As a vegetarian, Fawad likes cereals and vegetables along with roti for lunch and a light dinner.
The popular VJ, anchor and TV show host was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes when he was 22. He cites travelling and unplanned eating as the reason for this.
To make sure that diabetes does not affect his life beyond a limit, Gaurav follows a diet regime including yoga, jogging and regular exercise without any cheat days.