Diabetes Fame — Writers, Reporters, Editors

Richard Bartlett Screenwriter

David Broder Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist (The Washington Post)

Bryan Busby KMBC Chief Meteorologist (Kansas City, Missouri)

Fran Carpentier Parade Magazine Editor

Sylvia Chase Journalist (20/20)

Rodolfo Garcia AP Reporter

Linda Goodman Horoscope Book Author

Jim Hamblin California Newsman

Ernest Hemingway Author (For Whom the Bell Tolls; A Farewell to Arms; The Sun Also Rises)

Phebe Robinson Jacobsen Archivist who worked with Alex Haley on Roots

Nicole Johnson former dLifeTV co-host; Miss America 1999; author and diabetes advocate.

Ken Kesey Novelist (One Flew Over The Cukoo's Nest)

Larry King Talk show host

Lyle Leverich Biographer

Chris Matthews News anchor and political commentator (Hardball with Chris Matthews and The Chris Matthews Show)

Maria Marin International Speaker, Columnist, Author and Radio Personality

Steve McCaffery Canadian Author, Poet

Bruce Andrew Peters Award-Winning Photojournalist

Connie Pirner Teaching consultant for National Geographic

Mario Puzo Author (The Godfather)

Anne Rice Author (Interview With a Vampire)

Carl Rowan Nationally syndicated columnist and author

Gary Scheiner Author, Certified diabetes educator

H. G. Wells Author (War of the Worlds; The Time Machine; The Invisible Man) founded the British Diabetic Association

Laura Ingalls Wilder Author

Last Modified Date: July 29, 2014

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