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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: 60

Birthplace: Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Vanessa 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: 55

Birthplace: USA, New York, Millwood

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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: 81

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

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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: 25

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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