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Report: Paula Deen Has Diabetes

She also lands deal with drug company, says the Daily
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 13, 2012 1:13 PM CST
Report: Paula Deen Has Diabetes
Paula Deen in a 2010 file photo.   (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

(Newser) – The Daily has a big scoop in the world of celeb chefs: It says Paula Deen, the purveyor of fatty Southern cooking like fried butter balls, has type 2 diabetes. What's more, the report says Deen is about to go public with the diagnosis as a multimillion-dollar spokeswoman for drug-maker Novartis. No confirmation yet from either the Food Network star or the drug company. Deen made headlines last summer over a feud with fellow chef Anthony Bourdain, who called her "the worst, most dangerous person to America" because of her high-calorie recipes. (Read more Paula Deen stories.)

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