Bret Michaels is on the mend, but he and his crew had quite the scare last night.
After falling ill during his concert in Manchester, N.H., tonight's scheduled show in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has understandably been canceled while the rocker recuperates.
Michaels, who is diabetic and was said to be experiencing severe low blood sugar and insulin shock when he was forced to pack it in last night, is also suffering from "exhaustion/dehydration/fever and the noro flu virus," according to an update posted on his Facebook page Friday afternoon.
"Michaels attempted to return to the stage to finish the show however it was clear to the band, crew, and audience that he would not be able to continue, as he walked of the stage and became violently Ill," the post continued.
"Paramedics present at the show immediately responded and 911 was notified. Unable to keep substance in his system complications with his insulin levels and inability to balance his blood sugar levels arose. Michaels was rushed by ambulance to CMC (Catholic Medical Center), and monitored through the evening as doctors tried to bring his blood sugar back to healthy levels."
Michaels is now "under strict medical direction" to take it easy, the post concluded, "as doctors have ordered him to let the flu virus run it's course and let his blood sugar rebalance and remain consistent. While hoping to perform tomorrow in Albany, type 1 diabetes complicates health issues such as the nora flu virus and must be monitored and taken very seriously."
He hopes to be well enough to perform by Saturday night? What a trouper!
The 51-year-old Celebrity Apprentice alum seems to never be not touring for long, despite having faced some deadly serious health problems over the years.
Michaels suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2010 and then suffered a stroke related not to the hemorrhage but to a hole found in his heart.