Yamin's second album, titled Fight for Love, was released on May 5, 2009.The album's first single, "Fight for Love", premiered on AOL Music on February 13, 2009.The 29-year-old Richmond, VA native -- who was diagnosed with diabetes as a teenager -- is currently working with a competition called "Inspired by Diabetes." "It's a freedom of expression competition where diabetics can share their stories through art, through music, through paintings and so forth," he told ."They can win trips to Italy, they can win backstage passes and concert tickets to my shows, it's a really cool way for people to share their stories with everybody through art." "It benefits another program called Life for a Child, which raises money for developing countries around the world where there are kids with diabetes that lack insulin and medical care," continued Yamin. I didn't know how to deal with it and I didn't want to tell people, I was embarrassed by it."I'm a little apprehensive about wearing the insulin pump; I have this catheter in my stomach. So socially, you feel like an outcast a little bit.Some people just don't know about it," he continued. You have to tell people, 'This is what's going on, this is why I have this thing on my stomach.'" Dealing with diabetes on an everyday basis, Yamin said he has "no choice" but to help "find a cure and be a positive role model." "I made a point of that from the very beginning that I was going to use my platform to do some good things and to do some better -- whether it's people with diabetes or cancer patients," he told .And just in case you are wondering whether this alleged relationship is all hubris and hearsay, check out these pics of Elliott and Jaime...standing next to each other!The post goes on to mention Elliott's pre-Idol ex..how she slept with him when he was in Virginia for his Top 3 Idol "homecoming."According to this former ladyfriend of Mister Yamin, the little Elliott is....three inches short of a footlong hotdog.
It feels amazing, it feels great." Yamin's self-titled debut dropped in April on Billboard's Top 40 Albums chart at No. However he's also using its success to support a cause that's close to his heart.All the anxiety that comes along with this gig affects my blood sugar," he explained to ."I just have to be more keen about how my body feels and check my blood sugar more often. But as long as I recognize the signs right away and correct them, I am fine." Yamin said suffering from diabetes presents a far greater challenge than he ever faced on "Quite frankly, I'm tired of taking insulin and pumping my stomach every three days and pricking my finger and drawing blood out of it every day -- it's a tedious, meticulous, annoying disease that never goes away -- and I want to get rid of it like everybody else does," he told , adding it also affects the way he interacts with others.I come from a family with big hearts, so I love to put smiles on people's faces.
It's one thing to do concerts, but going to hospitals to meet kids who are sick makes it all worthwhile for me." The best advice Yamin said he can give is to "stay positive" and "don't let the disease hold you back." "Never lose sight of your goals and your dreams -- because they are all attainable -- no matter what you have or what you're going through," he told .
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