'Kidnap' Chicago Premiere

Source: Timothy Hiatt / Getty

November 14 is World Diabetes Day!

It’s not a secret that African-Americans are disproportionately impacted by the disease. According to the American Diabetes Association, 13.2% of us over the age of 20 have been diagnosed diabetes. Not to mention, we are 1.7 times more likely than our white counterparts to develop diabetes.

And be clear: No one is exempt, including celebrities. From Patti LaBelle to Gabourey Sidibe to Halle Berry, here’s a list of our faves who are battling and managing their own diabetes.

#WorldDiabetesDay: How These Celebs Took Control Of Their Diabetes  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com