*Fear can serve as a powerful motivator. Actor and comedian Anthony Anderson has learned first hand that maintaining an exercise regimen and developing strong eating habits requires more than an uneasy conversation with a doctor to stay motivated.

Most people can attest to having ignored the “if you don’t change you’re going to die” warning from physicians. But Anthony took heed to this warning and has discovered that having a strong sense of obligation to his family and making healthy living a priority are crucial elements in the fight against lifelong bad habits, losing weight, decreasing the chances of a heart attack and gaining control over his Type 2 diabetes.

During a Q&A with the LA Times, Anthony provides insight into his ongoing battle with diabetes.

Were you active growing up?

I played every sport except lacrosse and hockey. I loved football and basketball but also played baseball and did a bunch of track and field.

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