05.22.2019

A Year Without Sugar Has Reversed Sherri Shepherd’s Type 2 Diabetes

A Year Without Sugar Has Reversed Sherri Shepherd’s Type 2 Diabetes Photo Source: Slaven Vlasic / Getty

Ever since she decided to wean herself off of sugar last March, Sherri Shepherd has seen her health transform in tremendous ways. We’ve seen the weight loss and heard about the increased energy, but the 52-year-old also shared in an Instagram video on Monday that she was told by her doctor that her dietary changes have reversed her diabetes diagnosis. An A1C test (which is meant to identify one’s average blood glucose levels) that is above 6.5 is a sign of Type II diabetes. One that is between 5.7 and 6.4 is prediabetes. Sherri’s A1C level is now a 5.4.

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