Neil Young established his reputation by recording timeless masterpieces such as Old Man, Harvest Moon, and Heart of Gold. Despite his accomplishments, the celebrity has had more medical problems than most, including one that nearly lost his life. What exactly are they?
The singer suffered from various medical conditions as a child, including epilepsy, polio, and type 1 diabetes. By 1951, he had deteriorated to the point where he could barely move. He also had to manage his diabetes, knowing when to give himself insulin and keeping track of his blood sugar levels.