Neil Young and Diabetes

Neil Young is a known actor, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and director who was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of six. Also, at the age of six, Young was diagnosed with epilepsy and polio, which is the cause for his slight limp. It is still unknown what type of diabetes Young has.

Fast Facts:

  • Neil Young (also known as Neil Percival Kenneth Robert Ragland Young) was born in Canada on November 12, 1945.
  • In March 1995, Young underwent brain surgery after being diagnosed with a brain aneurysm.
  • Young is the father of two sons who both suffer from cerebral palsy, and one daughter with diabetes.
  • See our slideshow to find out what other celebrities are living with diabetes and sharing their stories to inspire others with the condition.