Nightly News   |  October 08, 2013

Tom Hanks announces he has Type 2 diabetes

During an appearance on the David Letterman show Monday, actor Tom Hanks revealed he has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, a chronic condition that can be treated by controlling blood sugar levels. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tom hapg hanks was surprised to wake up and find out something he said on letterman was getting so much attention. he was surprised to join the ranks of millions of americans, having diabetes, 80 million have pre-diabetes, the highest risk stage before getting the disease, type two is the first stage, hanks is on top of it, after his appearance in new york he is already in london, promoting his new film, captain philips.