Diabetes Fame — Athletes

Wasim AkramPakistani cricket fast bowler

Arthur Ashe Tennis - Wimbledon winner

Walter Barnes Football and actor. Before acting career he played professional football for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, 1948-1951.

Sarah Bina Championship clogger

Ayden Byle Runner - First insulin-dependent man to run 6521.5 km across North America.

Nick Boynton Hockey Player - Boston Bruins

Orlando Brown NFL player for the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens

Doug Burns Fitness consultant, Record-holding strength athlete

Sean Busby Champion Snowboarder

Cory Carpenter — College Football, Montana State Bobcats

Bobby Clarke NHL - Philadelphia Flyers

Ty Cobb MLB - Detroit Tigers

Carling Coffing LPGA Golfer

Scott Coleman Swimmer - first man with diabetes to swim the English Channel, (August 17th 1996)

Jay Cutler Football Player

Darrell Dickey - Football coach, North Texas Mean Green

Max Domi OHL Junior hockey player (London Knights)

James "Buster" Douglas Heavy Weight Boxer

Kenny Duckett NFL - New Orleans Saints

Chris Dudley NBA - New York Knicks center

Rick Dudley NHL executive and former player (Buffalo Sabers)

Scott Dunton World Class Surfer

Mike Echols NFL - Tennessee Titans

Pam Fernandes Para Olympian

Gary Forbes NBA - Toronto Raptors

Missy Foy Professional Marathon Runner

Curt Fraser NHL - Chicago Black Hawks

Walt Frazier ­ NBA - New York Knicks

"Smokin' Joe" Frazier Boxing

Kris Freeman Olympic and National Champion Cross-Country Skier

Sam Fuld MLB - Tampa Bay Rays outfielder

Joe Gibbs NFL - Washington Redskins coach

Mike Golic NFL player for the Philadelphia Eagles

Jorge "Giant" Gonzalez Professional Wrestler and Argentinian Basketball Player

Bill Gullickson MLB - Cincinnati Reds Pitcher

Gary Hall Jr. US Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming

Jonathan Hayes NFL - Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs

Chuck Heidenreich - Skier, U.S. Ski Team

Jay Hewitt Ironman Triathlete

Dave Hollins 1993 Phillies World Series Third Baseman

James "Catfish" Hunter MLB - Pitcher, Baseball Hall-of-Famer

Chuck Heidenrich Skiing

Chris Jarvis World Champion Canadian Rower

Jason Johnson MLB - Pitcher, Cleveland Indians

Kelli Keuhne LPGA golfer

Charlie Kimball - Racer, Indy circuit

Billie Jean King Tennis

Jay Leeuwenburg NFL - Indianapolis Colts Lineman

Kyle Love - NFL - Jacksonville Jaguars Linemen

Mark Lowe Major League Baseball

Gary Mabbutt - English football player

Robert "Gorilla Monsoon" Marella Professional wrestler and commentator

Tom Martinez American Football coach

Michelle McGann LPGA golfer

Billy Mills Olympic runner

Adam Morrison Basketball Player, Gonzaga University

Brandon Morrow Seattle Mariners Pitcher

David Pember MLB - Milwaukee Brewers

Toby Petersen NHL - Pittsburgh Penguins, Dallas Stars

Kevin Powell - Marathon runner, Triathlete, Ironman Competitor

Sir Steven Redgrave Rower - Winner of five consecutive Olympic gold medals

Ryan Reed NASCAR Race Car Driver

Dan Reichert MLB - Kansas City Royals

Ham Richardson Tennis star

Jackie Robinson Baseball Player

Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing

Chris Rosier - Professional Jockey

Vinnie Santana Triathlete

Ron Santo MLB - Chicago Cubs legend

Sebastien Sasseville - Reached the Peak of Mount Everest, competed in Sahara Race

Mike Sinclair NFL - Philadelphia Eagles

Kendall Simmons NFL - Pittsburgh Steelers

Ron Springs NFL - Dallas Cowboys

Jerry Stackhouse NBA - Dallas Mavericks

Dan Stephens College Football, Pittsburgh Panthers

Hank Stram NFL - Kansas City Chiefs Coach

Bradley Suttle Texas Longhorns - Second Baseman

Bill Talbert Hall of Fame tennis player

Jack Tatum NFL - Oakland Raiders, The Assassin

Sherri Turner LPGA golfer

Scott Verplank PGA golfer

Jo Ann Washam LPGA golfer

David "Boomer" Wells San Diego Padres Pitcher

Dominique Wilkins Basketball Player (Atlanta Hawks)

Wade Wilson NFL player and Dallas Cowboys quarterback coach

Dmitri Young MLB Outfielder, first baseman

Last Modified Date: July 29, 2014

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