International sporting stars Wasim Akram, Catherine Freeman raise awareness of diabetes

 The World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne has been injected with a dose of star power, as sporting icons share their own experiences in managing the disease.

Pakistani cricket legend, Wasim Akram, was diagnosed with the type-1 diabetes in 1997.

He's told Australia Network it took him 6 months to come to terms with having diabetes.

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Source: ABC


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