Diabetes Fame - Science

Albert Ellis - Pioneer of behavioral psychotherapy

Thomas Edison - Inventor of the light bulb, phonograph

Cynthia Ice - IBM's Lotus Accessability Lead and software developer

Dr. George Minot - First person with diabetes to receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

M. Alan Permutt - Scientist (discovered the Wolfram Syndrome gene)

John Paul Stapp - Doctor and space research pioneer, "The Fastest Man on Earth"

Last Modified Date: July 29, 2014

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by Nicole Purcell
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