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    American Diabetes Association (ADA) Risk Calculator

    Predicts risk of undiagnosed diabetes to determine who should be screened.
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    Dr. Heejung Bang
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    Addition of the selected points:

     

    Value

    Points

    Age, years

    <40

    0

    40-49

    +1

    50-59

    +2

    ≥60

    +3

    Gender

    Female

    0

    Male

    +1

    Previous gestational diabetes (if female)

    No

    0

    Yes

    +1

    1st degree relative with diabetes

    No

    0

    Yes

    +1

    Hypertension (self-reported history of hypertension, prescribed antihypertensive medication, and/or BP ≥140/90)

    No

    0

    Yes

    +1

    Physically active (self-reported)

    Yes

    0

    No

    +1

    BMI, kg/m²

    <25

    0

    25 to <30

    1

    30 to <40

    2

    ≥40

    3

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    Interpretation:

    Scores ≥5 should be formally screened for diabetes, per ADA guidelines.

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    Dr. Heejung Bang

    About the Creator

    Heejung Bang, PhD, is a professor of biostatistics at the University of California, Davis. She has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers in epidemiology and statistics. Dr. Bang's research interests include clinical trials and observational studies, medical cost and cost-effectiveness analysis, and prediction and screening modeling.

    To view Dr. Heejung Bang's publications, visit PubMed