Jay Cutler, No Matter His Performance, Is Still an Inspiration

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may have to prove to the NFL this year that he can lead the Bears in the right direction after a sub-par 2009 season, but diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2008, he still is an inspiration to those with the disease no matter his performance.
In April 2008, Cutler was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and it has changed his life forever.
The disease has affected the way he lives his life and is constantly challenged by keeping his blood sugars level and at a stable point to ensure that he does not have complications when he is older. 
Jay Cutler was in his first season as starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos in 2007 and his 3,497 passing yards ranked as the seventh best single-season performance in team history.
Experts were starting to refer to Cutler as the next Peyton Manning or Tom Brady but in the later stages of the 2007 season, Cutler did not feel like himself.
He lost over thirty pounds, felt lethargic, an...

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