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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Ben Vereen Promotes Birmingham Model For New Diabetes Project


Those familiar with the long illustrious career of singer-actor-dancer Ben Vereen know that in his day he likely would have cleaned up on reality shows like "American Idol' and "America's Got Talent."

But fewer fans may realize that in 2007, the Emmy and Tony award winner faced his own scary and uncertain reality when on Christmas Day he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

"The fear factor is so strong," Vereen said this morning in Birmingham, recalling that diagnosis. "You wonder if you'll go blind, or they'll take your leg, or even die."

Read more about the project at AL.com Blog
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