Kids growing-up with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) need to know that they can achieve anything. Listed are individuals living with T1D that have achieved amazing accomplishments and/or fame.
Individuals that have made a difference by using or making insulin.
Famous Type 1 Diabetics
Wikipedia has a comprehensive list of public figures, athletes, Olympians, actors, singers/musicians, doctors , authors, etc. with T1D. Rather than recreate the list, I have linked it here. I encourage you to add to the list if you find a person that is missing.
List of Films, Movies and TV Shows with Type 1 Diabetic Characters
Another interesting list on Wikipedia is films/TV shows that include a character with diabetes. Sometimes the filmmakers get Type 1 Diabetes symptoms, medical devices and treatment wrong but it is always nice to see T1D represented on the big screen.