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Our Mission

To develop excellence in the field of prevention of diabetes and its complications to provide our community with the most advanced treatment solutions and to train future generations of clinicians/scientists.


The main objective of Stark Diabetes Center is to identify the optimal approach to decrease risk for diabetes and its complications in the multiethnic population of Texas and ultimately provide plans to reduce the burden of obesity, diabetes and its complications. The Stark Diabetes Center provides state of the art clinical care, research and education in the area of disease conditions and syndromes including but not limited to diabetes, dyslipidemia and obesity, as well as the metabolic syndrome.

Stark Diabetes Center clinics support patients' referral for community physicians.

The physicians at the Stark Diabetes Clinic are board certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism and take care of patients with all endocrine diseases besides diabetes & hyperlipidemia.

Stark Diabetes Clinic
at Victory Lakes

2660 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 9
League City, Texas 77573
Phone: 832.505.2300
Fax: 281.337.0805
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Primary Care Pavilion
Suite 105
400 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77555-1385
Phone 409.747.1883
Fax 409.747.8579
Mail Route 1385

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Angleton Danbury Clinic
146 E. Hospital Dr.,
Suite 102
Angleton, Texas 77515
Phone: 888.252.8212
Fax: 409.938.1479
Next to the Angleton-Danbury Hospital

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Friendswood Specialty Care Clinic
121 W. Parkwood,
near FM 528 & 518.
Friendswood, Texas 77546
Phone: 281.482.0303
Fax: 281.992.2909

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.

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