Tom Hanks reveals he is type 2 diabetic - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tom Hanks reveals he is type 2 diabetic

(WMC-TV) - Hollywood actor Tom Hanks revealed he has type 2 diabetes.

Hanks, 57, told Letterman he has been dealing with high blood sugar since he was 36 years old.

According to Hanks, his doctor informed him he is now a type 2 diabetic. She told him, if he could get his weight down to what it was in high school, he could reverse the condition.

Hanks joked he will never be able to get back down to 96 pounds.

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