Obesity affects everyone as some have siblings who battle obesity; others have family members and loved ones who battle this disease, we can help.
Ten years later though, Dukes, who has a reputation in life and on the NFL Network for telling it like it is, tipped the scales at nearly 400 pounds, had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Jamie and Angela have 2 children and while Jamie is 45 he has witnessed the death of five of his former teammates from conditions often linked to obesity.
“It took my own personal failures with battling weight and the death of several teammates to make me draw the line to have Realizeband bariatric surgery. I’ve had 5 teammates die in a 5 year period and all were in their 40’s.”
Obesity affects everyone as some have siblings who battle obesity; others have family members and loved ones who battle this disease. The mission of the Put Up Your Dukes Foundation is to shine the light on obesity with the assistance of celebrities, which include Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Musicians and Movie Stars.