Victor Garber Talks Having Type 1 Diabetes Since He Was ’11 Years Old’: It ‘Is for Life’

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Not only does Victor GarberOpens in a new Window. have diabetes, but he has no problem opening up about the disease he has lived with since he was a child.

The 70-year-old attended the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) Style Lab and mentioned another charity that he’s all for. “Well aside from this one, I’m an advocate for Beyond Type 1 because I’m a Type 1 diabetic and I’ve been since I was 11 years old,” the actor exclusively told Closer Weekly on Wednesday, November 6. “I have obviously a personal connection to it. And the Alzheimer’s Association because I have, you know … these diseases.”

In fact, the TitanicOpens in a new Window. costar still has diabetes. “Oh, it’s for life. It doesn’t go away,” he continued. “I have Type 1. The difference is Type 2 you can live through and it can change and you can reverse. Type 1 is for life.” However, Victor still does his best to remain healthy.

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