Diabetes Fame - Others
From the rectory to the research labs, star-studded and star-crossed, these people certainly left their mark on history.
Casey Johnson - Johnson & Johnson heiress, socialite
Cardinal John Krol - Former Roman Catholic Bishop
Milton Rubicam - Known as "Dean of American Genealogists"
Sir Harry Secombe - Welsh singer, actor, comedian, and former president of the Diabetes UK
George Smith- type 1, president of Bermuda Diabetes Association (1996-97)
Nat Strand - Winner of CBS's The Amazing Race.
Leonard Thompson - First person to receive insulin injection at the age of 14
I was in Dunkin' Donuts this morning. The one in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Broadway actually offers some gluten-free selections and I was craving a breakfast sandwich. Waiting in line, I overheard two men at the counter - clearly regulars who sit for hours and shoot the sh*t over morning coffee and donuts. "I gotta be cay-ful too many donuts no good, I got tha shuuu-gah." "I didn't know you had the shu-gah. All the crap you eat,...