Athletes Who Speak About Diabetes

Millions of people have to deal with diabetes. It is an especially hard condition to balance when you are one of the world's top athletes. The top athletes who speak about diabetes have found a way to excel at the highest levels of their sport while staying healthy. These diabetic sports stars are great speakers for health conventions, private groups and during November's Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Adam Duvall is an outfielder for the Miami Marlins who previously played for the San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds. On August 31, 2015, Duvall hit his first home run as a Red in his first time...

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Adam Morrison a retired professional basketball player.  In 2003 Adam chose to take his talents to the Gonzaga University basketball program where he would prove to have an illustrious college ca...

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Billie Jean King has been one of the 20th century’s most influential and respected people. As a former number 1 in the world as a professional tennis player, she won 39 Grand Slams, including 16 women...

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Bobby Clarke played 15 seasons in the NHL with the Philadelphia Flyers from 1969 to 1984.  Clarke was born in in Flin Flon, Canada and began playing hockey as a youngster at the age of eight.  In the...

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Brandon Morrow is a top relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was an All-Pac 10 selection before being selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 2006 MLB Draft. Morrow debuted with the Mariners...

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Charlie Kimball is a prominent IndyCar racer who competes for Chip Ganassi Racing. Kimball debuted on the series in 2011. He has one win in his career, coming at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. That s...

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Gary Hall Jr. is a former competition swimmer. Hall comes from a family of Olympic swimmers. His father and maternal uncle both swam in the Olympics while his maternal grandfather was a national swimm...

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Jordan Morris is part of a wave of young players who bring hope to U.S. men's soccer. Morris originally signed with the Sounders in 2016 as a Homegrown Player. He has since helped them win the MLS Cup...

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Lauren Cox is a star for the WNBA's Indiana Fever. The Fever originally selected Cox with the third overall pick of the 2020 WNBA Draft out of Baylor. She led the Bears to the NCAA Championship as a j...

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Max Domi was born March 2, 1995 and is a Canadian ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Domi was originally selected eighth overall in...

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Patrick Peterson is a Pro-Bowl corner for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. Prior to his time in the NFL, Peterson was an All-American corner at LSU, and is recognized as one of the best collegia...

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Sam Fuld is a professional Major League Baseball outfielder originating from Durham, New Hampshire. While Fuld endured the obstacle of being diagnosed with diabetes at a very young age, he never let i...

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Scott Verplank is a Dallas, Texas native and played collegiately at Oklahoma State University before turning pro in 1986. During his days with the Cowboys he won the 1985 Western Open and became the f...