TV and film star James (Jamie) Norton today revealed the impact of type 1 diabetes on his life, showing solidarity with others on World Diabetes Day who are refusing to let the condition hold them back from success. Norton, the star of award-winning television dramas including Grantchester, War and Peace is supporting JDRF’s #T1DLooksLikeMe campaign for World Diabetes Day. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November 2010. Speaking for the first time as an ambassador for JDRF, Norton said today: “I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2010 when I was near the start of my acting career. Managing the condition is a challenge, but I haven’t let it get in my way! I’m proud to support JDRF and its #T1DLooksLikeMe campaign.”
Norton has joined a number of other celebrities pledging their support to the campaign which is raising awareness and challenging misconceptions.
See more about James Norton’s DiaDigits here: http://bit.ly/Jamie_Norton_DiaDigits
You can do your own DiaDigits at JDRF’s T1DLooksLikeMe
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