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Nothin' but a good time in hospital for Bret Michaels (other than emergency appendectomy)



Bret michaels Poison frontman Bret Michaels was released from the hospital Thursday after undergoing an emergency appendectomy earlier this week, Us magazine reports.

The 47-year-old Michaels was rushed to the hospital on Sunday just before taking the stage in San Antonio.after suffering symptoms he thought were flu-related.

Complicating his recovery is the fact that Michaels is diabetic.

"While the surgery went well and doctors are optimistic that the rocker will make a full recovery, the fact that he was exhausted due to his rigorous schedule prior to the surgery and coupled with the fact that he has diabetes, the surgery has taken its toll." his rep says in a statement. "Even for non diabetic patients, the recovery from surgery can be long and painful. Doctors were amazed at how good of health Bret was in being a 47 year, old diabetic. However the main focus and concern right now is that he is able to rest, recover and maintain good blood sugar levels while doing so."

You can follow Bret's health updates on his official website.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:58pm]


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