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Tommy Mallet reveals he’s at risk for type 2 diabetes

EXCLUSIVE: ‘My whole world has been turned upside down’: Tommy Mallet reveals he’s at risk for type 2 diabetes as he tries to lose weight and enlists top nutritionist

Tommy Mallet has revealed that he is at risk for developing type two diabetes as he sets his sights on losing weight and enlists a top nutritionist to get healthy.

The former TOWIE star and entrepreneur, 29, exclusively told MailOnline that his ‘whole world had been turned upside down’ after being tested by doctors. 

Ahead of the new series of Georgia and Tommy: Baby Steps – which follows him and his fiancée Georgia Kousoulou as they become parents – Tommy told of his health scare as well as discussing life with a young baby and his next career moves. 

Upset: Tommy Mallet has revealed that he is at risk for developing type two diabetes as he sets his sights on losing weight and enlists a top nutritionist to get healthy (pictured last year)

He said of his health: ‘My whole world has been turned upside down the last week to be honest with you. It is mad. I did a 360 test with blood tests and I am at risk of type 2 diabetes. I am really healthy. 

‘But with covid, I started eating a bit of sugar because I can’t taste anything, and it seems to have got the better of me. I have been working really hard this last week, trying really hard to get my weight down. 

‘I have seen a top nutritionist so I am working on it but the baby has the flu and he has been crying all night. I have been up all night with him. So it is a bit of a warzone to be honest with you.’

Family: Ahead of the new series of Georgia and Tommy: Baby Steps - which follows him and his fiancée Georgia Kousoulou as they become parents - Tommy told of his health scare

Family: Ahead of the new series of Georgia and Tommy: Baby Steps – which follows him and his fiancée Georgia Kousoulou as they become parents – Tommy told of his health scare

He added: ‘You still have to get up in the morning and do the morning feed… No matter what you have to get up. We are still filming.’

During the chat he also lifted the lid on his family life and told how he felt about having any more children after their son Brody was born last year. 

He said: ‘After last night I can’t answer that question. It would be nice to have a girl next but I can’t even comment on that because at the minute. 

‘He has not slept all night. Me and Georgia are all over the place. The last thing on my mind is that!

Change: The former TOWIE star and entrepreneur, 29, exclusively told MailOnline that his 'whole world had been turned upside down' after being tested by doctors (his weight loss transformation is pictured last year

Change: The former TOWIE star and entrepreneur, 29, exclusively told MailOnline that his ‘whole world had been turned upside down’ after being tested by doctors (his weight loss transformation is pictured last year

On how has life changed since becoming a parent, he added: ‘With a baby you just work with whatever is happening that day. Sometimes it is a good day, sometimes it is a tough day. 

‘I give credit to Georgia because I go to work most days but I try to stay home as much as I can. I came in the other day and Georgia was holding her wee in, she couldn’t even go to the toilet because Brody was running around in his walker!’

Elsewhere Tommy spoke about his footwear brand Mallet London, saying he is now ‘set for life’ with his millions and doesn’t intend to sacrifice his family life for business.

He said: ‘I was really selfish to build what I built. You don’t get what I have got by not being selfish. You have to think about your end goal. Now I have achieved what I have achieved I am set for life. 

‘I was set for life years ago. So anything else is a blessing on top of it. If it is going to cost my peace I don’t think I am going to be willing to do it to be honest with you. There is only so many times people can say well done.

‘I will be more of a success if I bring a kid up. I am not willing to compromise my relationship with Brody to make myself any bigger.

Georgia and Tommy got engaged in February with the TOWIE star, 30, taking to Instagram to share the exciting news.

Cute: During the chat he also lifted the lid on his family life and told how he felt about having any more children after their son Brody was born last year

Cute: During the chat he also lifted the lid on his family life and told how he felt about having any more children after their son Brody was born last year

Tommy popped the question after eight years together on a beach pergola surrounded by roses after they jetted to Mexico for a family getaway.

Tommy’s proposal comes after he and Georgia welcomed their first child, son Brody, in May 2021.

Georgia shared her engagement news alongside a snap of Tommy down on one knee, while she held their son, struggling to contain her excitement after being presented with a ring.

The reality star had decorated a beach pergola with hundreds of red roses for the grand gesture.

Confirming she had indeed accepted his proposal, Georgia captioned her post: ‘OF COURSE I SAID YES.’

Watch episodes of Georgia and Tommy: Baby Steps on ITVBe on Sundays at 9PM and catch up on the first series on the ITV Hub

'OF COURSE I SAID YES!' Georgia and Tommy got engaged in February with the TOWIE star, 30, taking to Instagram to share the exciting news

‘OF COURSE I SAID YES!’ Georgia and Tommy got engaged in February with the TOWIE star, 30, taking to Instagram to share the exciting news

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