As a TV icon, Mary captured the hearts of millions. As a woman living with type 1 diabetes and passionate diabetes research advocate, she graciously lent her voice and changed the lives of millions.
Having lived with type 1 diabetes for decades, Mary was a valued partner in the fight against diabetes up until the very end of her life.
Her legacy will live on through the groundbreaking research that is being done every day to get us closer to a cure.
Dr. Peter Amenta
President and CEO
Joslin Diabetes Center