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Actor Tom Hanks says he has type 2 diabetesActor Tom Hanks says he has type 2 diabetes

 Actor Tom Hanks says he has type 2 diabetes(Reuters) – Actor Tom Hanks has said that he has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the metabolic disease. Hanks, 57, told late night talk show host David Letterman on Monday that he had been battling high blood sugar for some time. “I went to the doctor, and he said, ‘You know those high blood-sugar numbers you’ve been dealing with since you were 36? Well, you’ve graduated! You’ve got type 2 diabetes, young man,'” Hanks said on CBS network’s “Late Show with David Letterman. …

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Prince Harry to join expedition to the South PolePrince Harry to join expedition to the South Pole

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry, Britain’s third in line to the throne, will take part in a race to the South Pole alongside wounded British servicemen and women, he announced on Friday. The 208-mile (335-km) trek to the South Pole will see Britain’s Royal compete against teams from the United States and Commonwealth countries. “As a member of the British team, I will have a brew (tea) on ready for you when you join us at the Pole,” he said in a speech, referring to participants from other countries. Harry took part in a 2011 expedition to the North Pole organized by the same charity. …

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