Diabetes Mellitus

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Failure of the body to regulate sugar entry into cells that need it. Caused either by failure of insulin production in the pancreas (type 1 diabetes) or insulin resistance (tyoe 2 diabetes).


Acceptable if diet controlled only at recruitment. Not acceptable if on anti-diabetic tablets or insulin injections at recruitment.

Acceptable at CT stage if diabetes is well controlled on anti-diabetic tablets. Discuss each case with Medical Officer.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM)


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012