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Diabetes

22 June 2011

Rock guitarist Leslie West's lower leg amputated

Rock guitarist Leslie West has had his lower right leg amputated in a life-saving operation related to his diabetes, his wife has said.

Rock guitarist Leslie West, who rose to fame in the '70s power trio Mountain, has had his lower right leg amputated in a life-saving operation related to his diabetes, his wife said.

"The nursing staff and doctors have taken excellent care of him and should be called angels for their efforts and tenderness they showed us in this time of crisis."

 

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