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
Zsweet Pumpkin Pie Slow-Cook Chicken Breasts in Brandy Sauce Grilled Tuna and Pineapple Shish-KaBobs Walnut Oil Vinaigrette Poached Plums Italian Vegetable Soup Gingered Fruit Cups Lemon and Basil Penne Pasta Peanutty Hawaiian Treat Italian Antipasto Salad
This morning it wasn’t the sun, the wind, or the birds that woke me up. It was the soft, insistent vibrating of a medical device urging me to check my blood sugar. Opening my eyes, still safely under the covers, I checked my blood sugar with a meter smaller than a deck of cards, calibrated my continuous glucose monitor, and then glanced at my insulin pump — which reminded me that today was the day I needed to change my infusion set. My dLife is pretty high tech. And I’m...