Shawty Lo: 'I Have Diabetes, Not HIV'
However, Walker has refuted the claims, citing his illness as diabetes, an incurable condition which is caused by too much sugar in the blood.
A representative for the star tells AllHipHop.com, "Carlos 'Shawty Lo' Walker is not infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. He does however suffer from Diabetes, a serious condition that effects millions of people, particularly those of color.
"Despite occasional set backs, Shawty Lo continues his rigorous work schedule in support of his debut album Units in the City. He appreciates the outpouring of concern and support for his health but he is doing fine."
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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