He was in great physical condition all his young life, until age 28. That's when his health started spiraling out of control. That year, he suddenly started fatiguing easily. His vision blurred. Weakness set in. His immune system was turning against him. When his doctor broke the news, it all came as a surprise: He was suffering from Type-I diabetes, an autoimmune condition in which the body loses its ability to produce insulin for energy production. His pancreas was suddenly shutting down.