Bears quarterback Jay Cutler tells his diabetes story

Posted by Medialink on Oct. 08, 2009

Rising star reveals emotions around diagnosis and how hes managing diabetes in the NFLCHICAGO - As NFL quarterback Jay Cutler fought through illness during the 2007 season - constantly fatigued, losing 35 pounds, in what was later diagnosed as type 1 diabetes - he thought he might be dying.Thats one of the revelations we hear from the Pro Bowl quarterback in a series of new Web videos about his life with diabetes, launched today on The videos are also available at and by Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), a worldwide leader in diabetes research, the Jay Cutler on Diabetes webisode series takes us inside Cutlers life with diabetes on and off the field. Episodes 1-3 were released today in conjunction with the Chicago Bears. The videos are part of Cutlers work with Lilly on the Touchdowns for Diabetes camp scholarship program ( episodes will be launched in November during ...

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