For a grossly overweight diabetic who is known to give himself the odd insulin shot to ward off the after-effects of overeating and sweets binges, I'm not surprised at this.
One other thing to consider: He would not be entitled to such care had he not entered "government service" as a Congressman.
Oh, yes. And there's that other thing of Denny "J. Dennis" Hastert holding a position against regular people like you and me getting this type of "whatever-it-takes" care.
You know, you and I would probably have a limb amputated before it got this serious.
But not Denny "J. Dennis" Hastert.