(By Mark Duell for MailOnline)
The Queen met a series of diabetes sufferers – including the teenage daughter of a Premier League football boss – at a reception to mark a charity’s 80th birthday tonight.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, his child Mischa, 19, and Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford were among those attending the event for Diabetes UK at St James's Palace in central London.
Rutherford also has a child who suffers from Type 1 diabetes – and both stars lend their support to the cause to raise awareness for the disease. Mischa has had the disease since she was seven. READ MORE OF THIS STORY