Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep24 - Living with Type-2 Diabetes: Yvette Nicole Brown

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: Actress Yvette Nicole Brown on tips for those living with type-2 diabetes, the Laugh Out Loud Campaign, how to achieve greatness, and the one thing to make your life better today.
Air Date: 1/2/17
Duration: 24:16
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: Yvette Nicole Brown
Yvette Nicole BrownYvette Nicole Brown stars as the opinionated but sweet “Shirley” in NBC’s Community. She has emerged as one of the most active character actresses in Hollywood, highlighted by memorable appearances on numerous hit TV shows, including Psych, House, Entourage, The Office, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Two and Half Men, Malcolm in the Middle, and That 70’s Show. In addition, she has recurred in dramas such as, Boston Legal.

On the big screen, Yvette most recently starred in Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters where she played one of the mythical three fates alongside comediennes Missi Pyle and Mary Birdsong. Additionally she has had strong appearances in 500 Days of Summer, Repo Men, The Ugly Truth, and Tropic Thunder

In addition to her theatrical career, Yvette is an extraordinarily talented singer. In her teens she signed with Motown Records and featured on the Motown album, The East Coast Family Vol.1, which included the Top 20 single, "1-4-All-4-1." As a part of the East Coast Family, Brown appeared on MTV, Showtime at the Apollo, VH1 and BET.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • How her life changed with her diabetes diagnosis.
  • What she would tell someone just diagnosed with type-2 diabetes.
  • How to prevent dental problems associated with type-2 diabetes.
  • How to achieve greatness in whatever you do.
  • Why she makes a “fruition” board every year.

High Five Highlights:

  • Biggest lesson she’s learned from recently being diagnosed with type-2 diabetes: Move your body and brush your teeth.
  • Best advice she was ever given: No matter what it looks like today, it will always get better.
  • What inspires her the most: Giving back.
  • What other actor she would most like to work with: Sandra Bullock.
  • Her favorite quote: “I know the thoughts I have for you, sayeth the Lord, thoughts to prosper you, not to harm you, thoughts to bring you to an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11

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