Validating the CANRISK prognostic model for assessing diabetes risk in Canada's multi-ethnic population.

@article{Robinson2011ValidatingTC,
  title={Validating the CANRISK prognostic model for assessing diabetes risk in Canada's multi-ethnic population.},
  author={Christopher Robinson and Garima Agarwal and Kara A Nerenberg},
  journal={Chronic diseases and injuries in Canada},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={19-31}
}
INTRODUCTION Despite high rates of undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes, suitable risk assessment tools for estimating personal diabetes risk in Canada are currently lacking. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional screening study that evaluated the accuracy and discrimination of the new Canadian Diabetes Risk Assessment Questionnaire (CANRISK) for detecting diabetes and prediabetes (dysglycemia) in 6223 adults of various ethnicities. All participants had their glycemic status confirmed with… CONTINUE READING

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