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Test strips, blood sugar monitors, and insulin pumps are all part of a day in the life of someone living with Diabetes. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes have Type I Diabetes. Some of these celebrities were diagnosed with diabetes when they were children, while others developed the disease later on in life. 

Who is the most famous person with Type I Diabetes? Sharon Stone tops our list. The "Basic Instinct" star was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. Mary Tyler Moore was diagnosed with Type I diabetes around the time she was filming "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She is now an outspoken advocate who brings awareness to the disease. "American Idol" alum Crystal Bowersox has been hospitalized due to complications with Type I diabetes.

Several famous men also have Type I diabetes. Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2008. Poison front man Bret Michaels was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when he was 6 years old. Pop star Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2005. In 1957, Jackie Robinson was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic.

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Sharon Stone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 32 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes
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"Basic Instinct" star Sharon Stone was diagnosed with Type I diabetes.

Age: 59

Birthplace: Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Casino, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, The Quick and the Dead

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#55 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#62 on The Best Living American Actresses

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Vanessa L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 32 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes
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Vanessa Williams was diagnosed with Type I diabetes and supports many diabetes charities.

Age: 54

Birthplace: Millwood, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Eraser, Shaft, Soul Food, Ugly Betty

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#25 on The Greatest Black Actresses of All Time

#42 on The Best African American Actors in Film

#44 on The Best Female Broadway Stars of the 21st Century

#42 on The Best Broadway Stars of the 21st Century

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Mary Tyler Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 32 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes
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Mary Tyler Moore was diagnosed with Type I diabetes around the time she was filming "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She is now an outspoken advocate who brings awareness to the disease.

Age: 80

Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People, Flirting with Disaster

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#35 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#23 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

#35 on Celebrities You Don't Want to See Get Older

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Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 32 Famous People with Type 1 Diabetes
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Pop star Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2005.

Age: 24

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

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#16 on Celebrity Men You Think You Might Have A Shot With

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