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Bret Michaels (1963—) Bret Michaels—lead singer for glam metal band Poison, Celebrity Apprentice contestant, and star of the VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels—was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 6. Although he laughs about people thinking he was shooting up heroin backstage when he was in fact injecting insulin, he makes no secret of the hard-partying lifestyle that once caused him to pass out in an…embarrassing situation. After fellow band member Rikki Rockett had to haul him off and give him an injection of glucagon so that he didn’t go into diabetic shock, he learned to moderate his lifestyle.

Michaels is, as of writing, in hospital undergoing tests after suffering a subarachnoid hemorrhage and a side effect called hyponatremia, a lack of sodium in the b...View full story
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