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Sonam Kapoor

The Veere Di Wedding actress was diagnosed with type 1 or juvenile diabetes at the age of 17 and has been quite vocal about creating awareness about the condition. It is generally inherited and a condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels.

Famous Indian celebrities who suffer from diabetes

World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on November 14 to create better awareness about this chronic health condition. According to WHO, 8.5 percent of people above the age of 18 have diabetes, as of 2014. These also include some of our best-known celebs. 

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