Graves Disease has changed Wendy Williams Life. Remember when Wendy Williams collapsed on her television show? It was a scary moment for her and to have it happen in front of millions of viewers was a life changing moment for her. Since then she revealed she has graves disease which has made her make changes in her life. One change being never wearing heels on her show. She now wears flats and sneakers because her illness can cause her to feel unbalanced. She also had to change the dose of her medication, and her doctor’s say it will take up to a year to balance out.