When Black-ish star Anthony Anderson was diagnosed with diabetes in 2002, he was blindsided, but knew he had to take charge of his health.
Anderson, who saw how diabetes had impacted friends and family, prioritized a healthy diet and regular exercise. A 2017 episode of Black-ish even highlighted his character’s bout with type-2 diabetes.
Anderson’s advocacy is most pronounced via Get Real About Diabetes, his awareness campaign in partnership with Novo Nordisk. We recently caught up with the actor to learn more about how he took control of his health. From working out to eating better, he shares tips on how he manages his diabetes.
Watch the full interview below.