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Did You Know?

  • Winter Olympian Kris Freeman, a cross country skiier, is believed to be the first athlete with type 1 diabetes to compete at a world-class level in an endurance sport.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2008, two years after he was selected in the NFL draft.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • Tennis champ Arthur Ashe, the only African-American man to ever win the men's Wimbledon title, had type 2 diabetes.
    – via D Life
  • French artist Paul Cézanne, famous for his still life paintings, had diabetes.
    – via D Life
  • Every 17 seconds, someone in the US is diagnosed with diabetes.
    – via Congressional Diabetes Caucus