Highlights: Celebrity guests talk about the unique challenges diabetes brings to their high-profile lives, and Joslin Diabetes Center medalists talk about living 50 years with type 1 diabetes.
Special Guests: Rapper and co-founder of A Tribe Called Quest, Phife Dawg; boxing legend Joe Frazier; bluesman B.B. King; Olympic gold medalist and dLife correspondent Gary Hall, Jr.; and Joslin medalists Sandy Asherman and Lynn Wickwire.
Quotable: "The first word you have to learn with diabetes is acceptance. I didn't accept it." - Phife on why he let his diabetes spin out of control for so long.
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- See our list of famous people who live with diabetes.
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