Nick Jonas Opened Up Struggling Before Acknowledging His Disease

Harshini |Oct 03, 2019

Nick Jonas opened up about his disease, saying he was a day away from coma if he hadn’t gone to the hospital and get the correct diagnosis.

Nick Jonas revealed the period he felt to be “very close to coma”. He explained how hard it was for his body was fighting during the days he was diagnosed with diabetes type 1.

When he was only 13 years old, Nick Jonas lost quite a lot of weight which resulted in his unending craving for sweet drinks. What happened after was the sugar levels of his blood went 9 times higher than normal.

Jonas shared with People, “I was very close to a coma. Like a day away, if I hadn’t gone to the hospital.”


The 27-year-old singer continued to the story, saying that he kept asking his parents if he was going to be fine. He was concerned if the disease would limit his aspiration to do everything he wanted to.

However, when all the panic had gone by, he acknowledged that the problem was actually “manageable”. He detailed, “I found out very quickly it’s a very manageable disease. As long as you’re really diligent.”

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Now, because he can manage his disease, Nick Jonas got candid about the past to help fans be aware of the importance to put a healthy life forward.

“You must go see your doctor and get your check-ups and make sure you’re in the healthiest space you can be in because it’s going to make every aspect of your life better,” the singer said.

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Nick Jonas and his wife Priyanka Chopra.

Previously, Nick had posted a picture that displayed how diabetes affected him.

“The picture on the left is me a few weeks after my diagnosis. Barely 100 pounds after having lost so much weight from my blood sugar being so high before going to the doctor where I would find out I was diabetic. On the right is me now. Happy and healthy. Prioritizing my physical health, working out and eating healthy and keeping my blood sugar in check. I have full control of my day to day life with this disease, and I’m so grateful to my family and loved ones who have helped me every step of the way. Never let anything hold you back from living your best life.”

The Jealous singer is now on “Happiness Begins” tour with his bandmates-brother Kevin and Joe Jonas. The tour started on the 7th of August in Miami and it will culminate on October 20.

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