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Biz Markie hospitalized for different health condition

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Biz Markie has Type 2 diabetes, putting him during risk for COVID-19 complications.


Biz Markie in recording studio during #TBT Night Presented By BuzzFeed during Mastercard House on Jan 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Mastercard)

Hip-hop icon, Biz Markie, has been hospitalized in Maryland for weeks, according to mixed news reports. The swat legend, 56, has Type 2 diabetes, though a accurate means and sum of his condition are unknown.

A deputy for Markie pronounced that he does not have COVID-19, The Daily Mail reported.

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Biz Markie cites his weight to be a source of his Type 2 diabetes. Obesity is a vital writer to a condition and weight detriment is a resolution to relieve a compared impacts.

In 2014, a rapper focused on his health and mislaid about 141 pounds, dropping down from 385lbs to 244lbs, the Daily Mail reported. They also reported that his weightloss was caused by a good diet devise as against to weight detriment surgery.

“I wanted to live. Since we have to be a diabetic, if we didn’t make a changes, it was going to make a diabetes worse,” Markie told ABC News during a time.

“I’m perplexing to get off [the diabetes medications]. The approach we gotta do it is remove a weight. I’m off half my meds, we only got to get off a rest.”

About 34 million Americans, have Type 2 diabetes.

“He is receiving a best caring from an extraordinary group of medical professionals and we sojourn certain about a outcome,” Markie’s deputy said. 

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For a record, information display either people with diabetes are some-more expected to get COVID-19 than a ubiquitous race is insufficient, The American Diabetes Association reported.

However, it is believed a some-more health conditions someone has, such as diabetes and heart disease, a aloft a luck of COVID-19 complications.

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