While there is no single cause of type 2 diabetes, there are well-established risk factors. Some risk factors can be controlled and others you are born with. Objective To evaluate the current use of Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK) as a screening tool to identify individuals at high risk of. The AUSDRISK is a tool that can determine if you are risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the next 5 years. Check your risk. A Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, .

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Identifying individuals at ausxrisk risk for diabetes: Glucose indices, health behaviors, and incidence of diabetes in Australia: Epidemiol Perspect Innov ; 3: How often do you eat vegetables or fruit?

Presentation of multivariate data for clinical use: Methods Study population The AusDiab tokl has auzdrisk described in detail elsewhere. Goodness-of-fit processes for logistic regression: History of high blood glucose. Creating an account is free, easy, and takes about 60 seconds. In the diagnostic criteria of the metabolic syndrome proposed by the International Diabetes Federation, ethnic- and sex-specific thresholds for waist circumference are recommended to define central adiposity.

Therefore, people of southern European, Asian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Pacific Islander background were combined into a single, high-risk ethnic group. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.


Med treatment and more Treatment. It was developed using data from Australia with a predominantly white Anglo-Celtic populationand tiol absolute risk levels may vary in other populations. Email me when people comment on this article. Ask patient if they have ever been told their blood glucose is high, including during pregnancy for women.

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Calc Function Calcs that help predict ausvrisk of a disease Diagnosis. Are there cases when it has been applied, interpreted, or used inappropriately?

It is the Department’s preference that organisations or individuals wishing to use the AUSDRISK Tool directly link to the Department’s website, however if you wish to reproduce the Tool – for example, on a website rool in a publication – please email corporatecomms health.

D is in epidemiology and she has over 15 years of experience in epidemiological and clinical studies in obesity, diabetes and co-morbidities.

Risk assessment tool for type 2 diabetes (AUSDRISK)

Open accessed Dec Want to come back to this page another time? Examining its ability to predict these two conditions is beyond the scope of the current analysis. Unemployed, student, permanently ill. Ausdrik versions include a risk factor pertaining to fruit and vegetable consumption, which was not a significant predictor of diabetes in the final model but was added for its value as a public health message; one point is allocated for those who consume less than one serve of fruit or vegetable per day.


Have you ever been found to have high blood glucose sugar for example, in a health examination, during an illness, during pregnancy? Ethnicity Also used to determine waist circumference categories; see below.

Med J Aust ; 4: Topics Endocrine system diseases. Toll the paper, we have described the reason why we chose to use waist circumference in detail.

Risk assessment tool for type 2 diabetes (AUSDRISK)

Developed specifically for the Australian population but has allowance for ethnicity and country of birth, so it may have validity in other countries with similar demographics.

It will be used to make improvements to this website. Prevention of type 2 diabetes: The less satisfactory calibration might be related to the lower incidence tolo diabetes in the NWAHS 2.