NEWSPLUS: Actress S. Epatha Merkerson on Diabetes

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Emmy and Golden Globe award winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson has found success on stage, television and the big screen. She is best known for her role on the long-running TV series Law & Order.

However, many people don’t know that Ms. Merkerson is also one of the millions of Americans living with type 2 diabetes.

S. Epatha Merkerson joined NewsPlus with Mark Segraves via satellite to talk about this national epidemic and how she’s encouraging others affected by type 2 diabetes to share their stories with America’s Diabetes Challenge.