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

Art Smith - Chef, TV personality

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

Last Modified Date: July 29, 2014

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