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September 11, 2009, 8:55 PM
Filed under: Disney Channel, Emily Osment, Miley Cyrus, Mitchel Musso

mitchel-musso-snakeI just received more information in regards to the Hannah Montana episode dealing with diabetes. You can read my original post from earlier today here. As you’ll see, they changed the episode name from “Sugar, No Sugar” to “Uptight (Oliver’s Alright)”.When Miley (Miley Cyrus)and Lilly (Emily Osment) learn that Oliver (Mitchel Musso) has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the misguided pair become the “food police” at Traci’s Sweet 16 party.  After a very strange evening, Oliver puts an end to their meddling ways and misconceptions and they ultimately learn that, with the support of their friends, they can navigate any challenge, in a new episode of “Hannah Montana” premiering SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. A prologue directs viewers to learn more about type 1 diabetes at

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is the leader in setting the agenda for type 1 diabetes research worldwide, and is the world’s largest charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

The episode’s consultants are Dr. Paul Strumph, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International; and Dr. Andrew Drexler, Co-Chief, Division of Clinical Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension and Director, Gonda Diabetes Center at University of California, Los Angeles.

“Hannah Montana” stars Miley Cyrus as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana, Emily Osment as Lilly Truscott, Mitchel Musso as Oliver Oken, Jason Earles as Jackson Stewart, Billy Ray Cyrus as Robby Stewart and Moises Arias as Rico. Guest starring are Rebecca Creskoff as the school nurse, Romi Dames as Traci, Shanica Knowles as Amber and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as Ashley. “Uptight (Oliver’s Alright)” was written by Sally Lapiduss and directed by Art Manke.  The executive producers are Michael Poryes and Steve Peterman. source.

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