Nick Jonas Opens Up About His Type 1 Diabetes
Nick Jonas has been constantly making headlines owing to his impending marriage with fiance Priyanka Chopra. However, this time he is in the news for a completely different reason. Nick Jonas has recently revealed that 13 years ago the actor-singer was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. The purpose of reminiscing the diagnosis was to encourage people to live their life to the fullest, keeping their health as a priority Jonas elaborate his journey of 13 years struggling with his disease. As for now, he inspires people with his condition. He also posted a picture in which compares himself a few weeks after diagnosis 13 years ago to himself now.
Nick Jonas Shares A Throwback Picture From The Time Of His Diagnosis
The 26 year old Nick Jonas elaborates in his Instagram Picture that “barely 100 pounds after having lost so much weight from my blood sugar being so high before going to the doctor where I would find out I was diabetic.”
In the picture, Jonas demonstrates massive appreciation fir his family and friends who worked with him to ensure that his diabetes does not take a toll on his life and happiness. Jonas also says that throughout his 13 year old journey he has always been happy and healthy.
Nick Jonas Provides Motivation For People With Diabetes
Nick Jonas offered a ray of hope for diabetics with his account of the illness. He told his followers that he has full control of himself now and he encouraged them to not let anything get hold of themselves. Jonas also thanked his followers and fans for their kind words and love. He even told his fans that it were their messages that kept him motivated and running.
People commonly refer Type 1 Diabetes as Juvenile diabetes. It occurs in a person when his pancreas stop producing insulin. And much unlike Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes is a sadly incurable disease. But patients with this long term disorder learn to cope up with their condition and strive to live their lives to the fullest.
Fiance Priyanka Chopra Supports Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas’ 36 year old fiance Priyanka Chopra has been particularly his pillar of support. On his post about diabetes, Priyanka Chopra wrote,
“Everything about you is special. With or without diabetes.”
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got engaged in July this year. The duo will soon get hitched in December. The preparations for the wedding are on full swing.
Beyond Type 1 By Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas has also co-found beyond Type 1. It is an organization that educates kids through social media to how to cope up with their scary diagnosis. It also helps them to live their lives as normal people while helping others suffering from a like syndrome.
This is certainly not the first time celebrities were advocating for a good cause. We have Emma Watson speaking up about transgender rights, Amy Schumer protesting against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.