Nick Jonas Says He Was ‘A Day Away’ From A Coma Before Diabetes Diagnosis

Nick Jonas is looking back at a terrifying time in his life.

In a candid interview with Cigar Aficionado magazine, the singer, 27, opened up about a close call he had before being diagnosed with diabetes.

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While playing a few shows as the Jonas Brothers, with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin Jonas, Nick’s, then 13, blood sugar spiked levels to 917 – nine times the normal level.

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And when Kevin and Joe noticed a major weight loss, Nick finally went to the doctor.

“I was very close to a coma,” Nick, who was then diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, said. “Like a day away, if I hadn’t gone to the hospital.”

“I kept asking my parents — am I going to be okay?” he revealed. “I was just so concerned that it was going to limit my ability to do all the things I wanted to do. I was very scared — it’s a big life change.”

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But now, Nick can manage his diagnosis.

“I found out very quickly it’s a very manageable disease,” he said. “As long as you’re really diligent.”

Nick also opened up about the disease in the Amazon Prime documentary “Chasing Happiness”.

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