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List of famous people who died of diabetes mellitus, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by sugar diabetes are listed alphabetically and include the famous diabetes mellitus victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.

This list has everything from Johnny Cash to Gloria E. Anzaldúa. Featuring rock stars who were dying from diabetes and more, this list has it all. 

These notable simple diabetes deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has diabetes mellitus as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
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Joyce Jillson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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Joyce Jillson was a syndicated newspaper columnist, best-selling author, actress, and astrologer, whose column was syndicated worldwide in more than 200 papers and magazines. Born Joyce Twichell in Cranston, Rhode Island, she attended Boston University on an opera scholarship. She began her acting ...more

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Age: Died at 59 (1945-2004)

Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Astrologer, Writer

Credits: Murder in Peyton Place, Superchick

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George Bernard Dantzig was an American mathematical scientist who made important contributions to operations research, computer science, economics, and statistics. Dantzig is known for his development of the simplex algorithm, an algorithm for solving linear programming problems, and his work with ...more

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Age: Died at 91 (1914-2005)

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Profession: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Scientist, Statistician

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Parveen Babi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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Parveen Babi was an Indian actress, who is most remembered for her glamorous roles alongside top heroes of the 1970s and early 1980s in blockbusters like Deewar, Namak Halaal, Amar Akbar Anthony and Shaan. ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1949-2005)

Birthplace: Junagadh, India

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Deewaar, Kaala Patthar, Shaan, Amar Akbar Anthony Majboor, + more

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Jan Sterling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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Jane Adrian is an actor. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1921-2004)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

Profession: Actor

Credits: Ace in the Hole, The High and the Mighty, Backstairs at the White House, Johnny Belinda The Jackie Gleason Show, + more

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Nancy Kelly is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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Nancy Kelly was an American actress. A child actress and model, she was a repertory cast member of CBS Radio's The March of Time and became a movie leading lady in the late 1930s. She made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power's love interest in the classic Jesse James, ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1921-1995)

Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Bad Seed, Jesse James, Glorifying the American Girl, Frontier Marshal Stanley and Livingstone, + more

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LaWanda Page, born Alberta Peal, was an American actress and comedienne best known for her role as Aunt Esther in the 1970s TV sitcom Sanford and Son. She later reprised the role in Sanford Arms and Sanford. ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1920-2002)

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Stripper, Comedian, Actor, Singer Dancer

Credits: Friday, My Blue Heaven, CB4, Shakes the Clown The Richard Pryor Show, + more

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John Rutsey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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John Howard Rutsey was a Canadian drummer, most recognized for being a co-founding member of Rush along with Alex Lifeson and Jeff Jones, and performing on the band's debut album. John Rutsey left the band in 1974, due to musical differences and health problems with type 1 diabetes, and was replaced ...more

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Age: Died at 55 (1953-2008)

Birthplace: Ontario, Canada

Profession: Musician, Drummer

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Rose Wilder Lane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus
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Rose Wilder Lane was an American journalist, travel writer, novelist, and political theorist. She is noted – with Ayn Rand and Isabel Paterson – as one of the founding mothers of the American libertarian movement. ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1886-1968)

Birthplace: De Smet, South Dakota, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Writer

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