The diabetes risk score: a practical tool to predict type 2 diabetes risk.

@article{Lindstrm2003TheDR,
  title={The diabetes risk score: a practical tool to predict type 2 diabetes risk.},
  author={Jaana Lindstr{\"o}m and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          725-31
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Interventions to prevent type 2 diabetes should be directed toward individuals at increased risk for the disease. To identify such individuals without laboratory tests, we developed the Diabetes Risk Score. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A random population sample of 35- to 64-year-old men and women with no antidiabetic drug treatment at baseline were followed for 10 years. New cases of drug-treated type 2 diabetes were ascertained from the National Drug Registry. Multivariate logistic… CONTINUE READING

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