Damon Dash is a famous music producer, best known for being the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z
He was diagnosed with Type 1 at the age of 15 and at first found it difficult to manage his diabetes. Now, though he has excellent control and manages to get through all his meetings by testing his blood glucose and keeping snacks handy.
Dash also set up the Dash Diabetes Network, having had Type 1 for most of his life, he wanted to help people with and without diabetes learn more about the condition and help to live a healthy lifestyle.
Talking about diabetes, Dash said "The fact of the matter is media is a 24-hour thing, and diabetes is a lifestyle. So everything I do in my life has diabetes in it. So for example when I workout that involves my diabetes."