Throughout his career, he has taken insulin and measured his blood sugar levels to manage his illness.
In the early 1980s, Michaels started playing in a band with longtime friend and drummer Rikki Rockett.
Filmed at locations in and around Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Cabo San Lucas Mexico, each episode covers one or two day’s events and ends in the elimination of one or more contestants.
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will be eliminated and all functions will return to normal.” Michaels underwent an emergency appendectomy two weeks ago, which forced him to cancel a gig.
After playing mostly local gigs in the Pittsburgh area, the band moved to Los Angeles. Like some of the other LA metal bands of the time, Michaels and the rest of the group teased their hair, went heavy on the make-up, and worn outlandish outfits, which led critics to label such groups as hair metal bands.
While pursuing his dreams, Michaels has wrestled with a chronic disease.
At the age of 6, Michaels was diagnosed with diabetes.
Rock of Love with Bret Michaels is a competition-driven reality television series starring Bret Michaels, the lead singer of the band Poison.
The 12-episode series, which premiered July 15, 2007 on VH1 (a VSPOT online premiere showcased on July 10), was created by Cris Abrego and Mark Cronin (co-founders of the production company 51 Minds).
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