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How Joan's Life has been Touched by Diabetes

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Joan Lunden

Health / / January 05, 2017

In this episode, I share my personal story about the devastating impact of type 2 diabetes on my brother. I remember all too well when my brother was just in his late 20s, overweight, a casual drinker, heavy smoker, and rarely exercised. His lifestyle choices made for a deadly combination and my brother ultimately passed away in his 50s from complications of type two diabetes. But there are resources like the CDC's Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Your Health page and their National Diabetes Prevention Program to help you lower your risk. 

Categories: Diabetes
About The Author
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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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