Cannon told People Magazine he is suffering from an autoimmune disease. Cannon also told the magazine that the blood clots found in his lungs were the result of a kidney condition that is “something I’m going to be living with all my life.”READ MORE: TIMELINE: Nor'easter Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Long Island & Jersey Shore; Up To 8 Inches To NYC
Cannon was rushed to a hospital in Aspen, Colorado in January due to kidney trouble.
“I feel blessed to be alive,” Cannon told the magazine.READ MORE: Funeral Held For NYPD Det. Jason Rivera, 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
“My doctor was saying that my work is going to kill me,” Cannon said when he stepped down from his radio show.
In addition to some professional commitments, Cannon is concentrating now on raising his newly-arrived twins with wife Mariah Carey.
Cannon said no-one else in his family has the condition he has been diagnosed with.MORE NEWS: See It: NYPD Det. Jason Rivera's Widow Criticizes Manhattan DA's Policy Changes During Eulogy
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