“There are 30 million Americans with type 2 diabetes and 84 million with prediabetes. There are 324 million people in this country, so that's half the population right there,” said Viola Davis who joined forces with the pharmaceutical company Merck to narrate “A Touch of Sugar,” which also depicts how the disease affects all communities (Photo: violadavis.net)
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Viola Davis Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis and Campaign to Raise Awareness

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Growing up, we just said they had ‘the sugar’ which didn’t sound that concerning. But, when you look at the facts, there’s nothing harmless about diabetes – it’s a chronic disease that needs to be taken seriously if we’re going to get it under control,” said Viola Davis. […read more]

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Taking Diabetes to Heart: Celebrity Chef Art Smith and Merck “Cook Up” A Recipe For Type 2 Diabetes Management

Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Did you know that celebrity chef Art Smith is one of the nearly 26 million Americans in the United States living with diabetes? When Smith was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2008, he took the news Read More