Three-component non-invasive risk score for undiagnosed diabetes in Chinese people: Development, validation and longitudinal evaluation
Yu Cho Woo, Bin Gao, Chi Ho Lee, Carol Ho-yi Fong, David Tak-wai Lui, Jie Ming, Li Wang, Kristy Man-yi Yeung, Bernard Man-yung Cheung, Tai Hing Lam, Edward Janus, Qiuhe Ji, Karen Siu-ling Lam
JOURNAL OF DIABETES INVESTIGATION | WILEY | Published : 2019
AIMS/INTRODUCTION: To develop a new non-invasive risk score for undiagnosed diabetes in Chinese people, and to evaluate the incident diabetes risk in those with high-risk scores, but no diabetes on initial testing. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 2,609 participants with no known diabetes (aged 25-74 years) who underwent oral glucose tolerance tests in Hong Kong (HK) were investigated for independent risk factors of diabetes to develop a categorization point scoring system, the Non-invasive Diabetes Score (NDS). This NDS was validated in a cross-sectional study of 2,746 participants in Shaanxi, China. HK participants tested to not have diabetes at baseline were assessed for subsequent incid..View full abstract
This study was funded by the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation. The study sponsor was not involved in the design of the study; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; writing the report; or the decision to submit the report for publication.