Bears quarterback Jay Cutler tells his diabetes story

Posted by Medialink on Oct. 08, 2009

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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 www.chicagobears.com. The videos are also available at www.touchdownsfordiabetes.com and www.jaycutlersix.com.Produced 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 (www.touchdownsfordiabetes.com).Future episodes will be launched in November during ...

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