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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Journey of a diabetic sportsman who followed his dream of becoming a NBA player through hard work and dedication - 
Unexpected news about any disease or condition can breaks one’s heart. Such news can change the direction of your life, especially if received at a young age. Chris was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a young age of 16 and was devastated by this news. However, it did not stop him from pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a NBA player. Despite his diagnosis, Chris achieved his dream by becoming the first NBA player with diabetes through his strong mind, disciplined hardworking attitude, and can-do spirit. He has had a long and successful career in the NBA where he played for 16 long years and played 886 games. It is hard enough to play at a high level in the NBA for 16 years and Chris did this while managing his diabetes. Despite of many challenges while playing in the NBA he proudly set himself as a role model by keeping himself fit, maintaining his blood sugar level. Throughout his career, he never used diabetes as an excuse for missing any game or practice. After NBA, Chris and his wife started the Chris Dudley Foundation which focuses on education and diabetes. What an amazing way to give back to community!!! 

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