BB King hospitalised

Cause confirmed as dehydration linked to his Type 2 diabetes

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BB King has been hospitalised, according to a report on the Los Angeles Times.

King’s daughter, Claudette, confirmed that her father was suffering from dehydration caused by his Type 2 diabetes.

The Guardian says that King has been suffering from the condition for 20 years.

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In October 2014, King fell ill during a show and cancelled the remaining eight performances of a tour, owing to dehydration and exhaustion.

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