ABC World News Tonight - Tom Hanks Opens Up About Having Diabetes - Diane Sawyer

 – October 8, 2013  –– 

Actor Tom Hanks' recent announcement of his Type 2 diabetes diagnosis led to speculation it may have been caused by Hanks' "yo-yo dieting" for movie roles that in turn put him at risk for the disease. "The clock is ticking if you have excess body weight. If that weight sits, chances are the body is going to adopt that higher body weight," said Christopher Ochner, a PhD from Mount Sinai.
-Dr. Christopher Ochner, Director, Research Development and Administration, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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