Diabetes

Admission Criteria for End Stage Diabetes
  • History of diabetes for more than 20 years
  • Severe vascular disease evidenced by the following:
  1. Cardiac: Myocardial Infarction (MI), angina, CHF
  2. Cerebral: CVA
  3. Peripheral: amputation, ulcers
  4. Hypertension: severe
  • Frequent infections
  • Karnofsky score of 50 or less