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== Description ==
== Description ==

Revision as of 14:42, 21 April 2016

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The Body Surface Area 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 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