Biz Markie hospitalized for unknown health condition

Biz Markie has Type 2 diabetes, putting him at risk for COVID-19 complications.

Hip-hop icon, Biz Markie, has been hospitalized in Maryland for weeks, according to multiple news reports. The rap legend, 56, has Type 2 diabetes, but the exact cause and details of his condition are unknown.

A representative for Markie said that he does not have COVID-19, The Daily Mail reported.

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Biz Markie cites his weight to be the source of his Type 2 diabetes. Obesity is a major contributor to the condition and weight loss

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US — here’s how to prevent and treat the condition

Heart disease is a dangerous condition, but it can be prevented with routine doctor’s visits and lifestyle changes.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 647,000 Americans die from heart disease a year — a total of one in every four deaths — making it the leading cause of death in the US.

Heart disease encompasses a range of heart health problems. For example, you may know someone who has had a heart attack, but this is just one of many types of heart disease. Most of the time, heart disease

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