Journal article

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



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..

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Funding Acknowledgements

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.