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    FINDRISC (Finnish Diabetes Risk Score)

    Identifies patients at high risk for type 2 diabetes.
    When to Use

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    Female
    Male
    <45
    0
    45-54
    +2
    55-64
    +3
    >64
    +4
    <25
    0
    >25 to 30
    +1
    >30
    +3
    No
    0
    Yes
    +2
    No
    0
    Yes
    +5
    ≥4 hr/week
    0
    <4 hr/week
    +2
    No
    +1
    Yes
    0
    No
    0
    Yes, 2nd degree relative
    +3
    Yes, 1st degree relative
    +5

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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Jaana Lindström

    About the Creator

    Jaana Lindström, PhD, MSC, is a researcher in the department of chronic disease prevention at the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland. Her research interests are centered around the prevention and prediction of diabetes. She has also published on nutrition and obesity.

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    Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto

    About the Creator

    Jaakko Tuomilehto, MD, MA, PhD, FRCP, is chief scientific officer of Dasman Diabetes Institute in Kuwait City, Kuwait. He was previously professor emeritus of public health at the University of Helsinki in Finland and professor of vascular prevention at Danube-University Krems in Austria. Dr. Tuomilehto's research interests include epidemiology and prevention of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, dementia, and cardiovascular disease.

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