Rhymefest Released From Hospital After Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

posted June 06, 2011 09:15:00 AM CDT | 17 comments

Rhymefest Released From Hospital After Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

UPDATE: Fest has been released from the hospital and has a new "lease on life."

Rhymefest has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after checking himself into the emergency room at the risk of going into a diabetic coma. According to posts on his Twitter account from an unnamed source, the former mayoral candidate has had the disease for years and was unaware of it.

Fest entered the hospital on June 2nd, with his sugar levels reaching 739 mg/dL, while normal levels would be around 80 mg/dL. After his diagnosis, he is currently awaiting to be released from the ER. HipHopDX.com will keep you updated.

On thurs june 2, Che Rhymefest Smith was admitted into the ER at risk of Diabetic Coma his sugar levels were 739 normal being 80less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Rhymefest has since been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and is awaiting release from the hospitalless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Rhymefest apparently had the disease for years and never knew it.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

This is his twitter account, he will continue tweeting from after his release. thank youless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

[June 4]

UPDATE: Rhymefest has been released from the hospital and updated his Twitter followers on his condition. The Chicago, Illinois rapper explains that he has a new “lease on life” and plans to revamp his lifestyle with exercise and a healthy diet.

I'm back y'all, thanks 4the prayers and well wishers. I got released from the hospital over the weekend. diabetes is manageable so I'm goodless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

Got a new diet, work out plan and lease on life. Gotta get off this insulinless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

Thanks to my close homies and family for helping me organise my new life style. No more pepsi hotchips and laffy taffysless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

And thanks to everyone who tweeted me a get well soon. Now back to the labless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

Now that my sugar is down I feel much better I was operating on overdrive for years and had no idealess than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

Now I understand a little of what Phife Dog is going thruless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

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