May 30, 2014 7:20 am

Singer Bret Michaels cuts concert short after falling ill

Bret Michaels, pictured in April 2014.

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TORONTO — Singer Bret Michaels rushed off stage during a concert in New Hampshire after falling ill.

In a message on Michaels’ Facebook page, guitarist Pete Evick said: “I’ve never seen a look like the one on his face.”

Evick said, according to a crew member, Michael’s blood sugar was extremely low.

The 51-year-old Poison singer has had Type 1 diabetes since childhood.

Michaels was three songs into the performance at the Palace Theatre when he left the stage. He later returned to tell fans he was unable to continue.

“As you all know he is a health fanatic and fiercely monitors his blood sugar,” explained Evick. “When I rushed to the bus he could barely speak, but begged me to apologize to the fans and seemed only concerned for them.”

Michaels’ team tweeted thanks to paramedics.

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