BO DIDDLEY HOSPITALIZED


Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley is currently in intensive care after suffering a stroke on Sunday. He was taken to the emergency room at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

The 78-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's condition was listed as "guarded" said publicist Susan Clary. Diddley, who has a history of hypertension and diabetes, was hospitalized Sunday with elevated blood pressure and glucose levels after a concert in Council Bluffs, IA in which he acted disoriented.

Tests indicated that the stroke affected the left side of his brain, impairing his speech and speech recognition, Clary said.

[Published on: 5/17/07]

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All Loving Liberal White Guy Thu 5/17/2007 11:52AM
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All Loving Liberal White Guy

Get well Bo.

PLUG starstarstarstar Thu 5/17/2007 12:34PM
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PLUG

Bo KNOWS how to get better.

mrkrinkle6884 starstarstarstarstar Thu 5/17/2007 12:42PM
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mrkrinkle6884

Being a Type 1 Diabetic also, I can emphathize with how he feels. Having low blood sugar levels (70 or below) or high(150 and up, mine has been to 600 numerous times) I know what its like to be at the mercy of a disease that is sometimes hard to control. Along with being a Diabetic Im Bi-Polar and a former Heroin addict.... sometimes life hands your a hand of cards you dont like, you just have to play the hand your dealt. Bo you are in our hearts and for those who DO PRAY do so for a legend.

sunnbear Thu 5/17/2007 02:10PM
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sunnbear

Terrible news! Hang in there Bo!

happydestiny Thu 5/17/2007 03:39PM
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happydestiny

get better soon Bo

BGsteveBG Thu 5/17/2007 04:32PM
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BGsteveBG

just played a show, huh.. well get better and play more shows!

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fuck.. I have not seem him yet.. GET WELL BO..

AmshMisfit Fri 5/18/2007 06:24AM
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AmshMisfit

Get Well Bo!

Dnumde starstarstar Fri 5/18/2007 07:09AM
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Dnumde

Get well Bo, your in our thoughts and prayers man!

rider11 starstarstarstar Fri 5/18/2007 11:29AM
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Not enough people know what this man did for music, as he was one of the first of many to get screwed by the industry. Get well BO!!

Flat5 Sun 5/20/2007 06:01PM
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Flat5

HEY Bo Diddley!!

Alex.Anastas star Mon 5/21/2007 04:57AM
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Alex.Anastas

Rest easy, mate. Will all be good soon enough....