Famous People with Diabetes: Mahalia Jackson

Claim to fame: singer DOB: October 26, 1911 Date of Death: January 27, 1972 Diabetes Type: unknown Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 …

Famous People with Diabetes: Jackie Robinson

Claim to fame: baseball player DOB: January 31, 1919 Date of death: October 24, 1972 Diabetes type: unknown Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on …

Famous People with Diabetes: Sean Busby

Claim to Fame: Olympic snowboarder Diabetes Type: 1 Champion snowboarder Sean Busby trained for the 2010 and 2014 Olympics. As a nationally-ranked …

Famous People with Diabetes: Maria Marin

Claim to fame: international speaker, columnist, author, and radio personality DOB: unknown Diabetes Type: 1 Maria Marin is a native of Puerto …

Famous People with Diabetes: Nat Strand

Claim to fame: winner of CBS’s The Amazing Race Date of birth: December 15, 1978 Diabetes type: 1 Quote: “I’m never going to say diabetes …

Famous People with Diabetes: Cezanne

Claim to fame: French Post-Impressionist painter DOB: January 19, 1839 Date of death: October 22, 1906 Diabetes type: unknown Paul Cézanne was …

Famous People with Diabetes: Melvin Franklin

Claim to fame: singer (The Temptations) DOB: October 12, 1942 Date of death: February 23, 1995 Diabetes type: unknown Melvin Franklin was born …

Famous People with Diabetes: Joe Gibbs

Claim to fame: football coach DOB: November 25, 1940 Diabetes Type: 2 Joe Gibbs was born November 25, 1940 in Mocksville, North Carolina. He …

Famous People with Diabetes: Gary Valenciano

Claim to fame: Filipino musician DOB: August 6, 1964 Diabetes type: 1 Dubbed “Mr. Pure Energy,” Gary Valenciano is a Filipino musician and …

Famous People with Diabetes: Arthur Ashe

Claim to Fame: Tennis player DOB: July 10, 1943 Date of Death: February 6, 1993 Diabetes Type: 2 Arthur Ashe was born and raised in Richmond, …