The movement is star-struck. Check out these celebrities who are putting their weight behind stopping diabetes.

After being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Feb. 2011, during the highlight of his racing career, Ryan's approach in his life, career and goals in racing changed.

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Eli Lilly is a national sponsor of the Tour de Cure and Drive To Stop Diabetes and Living with Type 2 Diabetes programs. The company supports the American Diabetes Association's Wisdom Kits given to families of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They also provide annual financial support to families needing economic assistance to attend Camp programs. Lilly sponsors the Outstanding Educator and Outstanding Scientific Achievement awards presented at the Association's Scientific Sessions, the largest diabetes meeting in the world. Lilly is also a sponsor of a research project, American Diabetes Association and Lilly Clinical Research Award: Diabetes Care in Older Adults. Through the Eli Lilly & Company Foundation, the company is a founding sponsor of Pathway To Stop Diabetes, a research program designed to find the next generation of diabetes researchers.