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Celebrity chef Paula Deen will sit down with TODAY’s Al Roker Tuesday, Jan. 17, in an exclusive interview to discuss reports that she has type 2 diabetes.

Rumors that the 64-year-old Southern cook suffers from the disease have been persistent: Type-2 diabetes is associated with a diet that is high in fat and sugar – the type of diet she has been criticized for promoting through her TV cooking shows and cookbooks.

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The National Enquirer first reported the diagnosis in April 2010. Deen has neither confirmed nor denied the reports – until now.

Deen, who told TODAY.com last year that she couldn’t do without butter or a deep-fryer, was called out by fellow food personality Anthony Bourdain in a TV Guide article for being “the worst, most dangerous person to America,” who “revels in her unholy connections with evil corporations” .

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