Galen eCalcs - Calculator: ADA Diabetes Risk (2013 Update)

From Galen Healthcare Solutions - Allscripts TouchWorks EHR Wiki
Revision as of 19:43, 9 December 2019 by David.Burkhead (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
ADA Diabetes Risk (2013 Update) 2019.jpg


The ADA Diabetes Risk calculator indicates whether or not the patient is at increased risk for having Type 2 Diabetes.

Risk Factors

  • People with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and/or impaired fasting glucose (IFG)
  • People over age 45
  • People with a family history of diabetes
  • People who are overweight
  • People who do not exercise regularly
  • People with low HDL cholesterol or high triglyceride and high blood pressure
  • Certain racial and ethnic groups (e.g., Non-Hispanic Blacks, Hispanic/Latino Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and American Indians and Alaska Natives)
  • Women who had gestational diabetes, or who have a baby weighing 9 pounds or more at birth

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the ADA Diabetes Risk (2013 Update) calculator:


  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology
  • Nephrology


  • Cardiovascular
  • Endocrine
  • Lymphatic
  • Urinary

Calculator Configuration Options

Preference Name Valid Range Description
Publishing Checked / Unchecked When checked, the calculator will display for users on the front end.
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
Orderable Item Override (BLANK) / G-GrowVel “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-GrowVel” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the chart output.

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Sex Demographics Patient Sex
Age Demographics Patient Age
Height Vitals Patient Height
Weight Vitals Patient Weight
Ethnicity Deomgraphics Patient Ethnicity
Gestational Diabetes Problems Patient developed diabetes during pregnancy?
Family History of Diabetes No Default Mappings Parent or sibling with diagnosis of diabetes?
Hypertension Problems History or current diagnosis of hypertension?
Physical Activity Manual Input Is the patient physically active?

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Score Result The patient's risk score for developing Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Comparitive Risk Result The patient's risk relative to age group for developing Type 2 Diabetes