Are you at risk of diabetes?

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Complete this questionnaire to find out.
1.   Age

0 points      Under 45 years
2 points      45 – 54 years
3 points      55 – 64 years
4 points      Over 64 years

2.   Body-mass index

0 points      < 25kg/m2
1 points      25 – 30 kg/m2
3 points      > 30 kg/m2

2.   Waist circumference measured below the ribs
(usually at the level of the navel)Men                    Women
0 points      < 94 cm              <80 cm
3 points      94–102 cm         80–88 cm
4 points      >102 cm             >88 cm
4.   Do you usually have daily at least 30 minutes of
physical activity
at work and/or during leisure time
(including normal daily activity)?0 points      Yes
2 points      No
 5.   How often do you eat vegetables,
fruit or berries?0 points      Every day
1 points      Not everyday
6.   Have you ever taken medication for high blood
pressure on regular basis?0 points      No
2 points      Yes
7.   Have you ever been found to have high
blood glucose (eg in a health examination,
during an illness, during pregnancy)?0 points      No
5 points      Yes
8.   Have any of the members of your immediate
family or other relatives been diagnosed with
diabetes (type 1 or type 2)?0 points      No
3 points      Yes: grandparent, aunt, uncle
or first cousin (but no own
parent, brother, sister or child)
5 points      Yes: parent, brother, sister or own child


Total Risk Score

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes within 10 years is

Lower than 7         Low: estimated 1 in 100 will develop disease
7–11                       Slightly elevated: estimated 1 in 25 will develop disease
12–14                     Moderate: estimated 1 in 6 will develop disease
15–20                     High: estimated 1 in 3 will develop disease
Higher than 20      Very high: estimated 1 in 2 will develop the disease