Diabetes risk assessment tool

A diabetes risk assessment tool is available from the patient record in Bp Premier.

The Australian Type 2 Diabetes risk assessment tool was developed by the International Diabetes Institute (AUSDRISK). For further information on this tool, visit https://www.health.gov.au/ and search for 'diabetes risk assessment tool'.

  1. Open the patient's record in Bp Premier.
  2. Select Clinical > Diabetes risk from the menu. The Diabetes risk calculator screen will appear.
  3. Diabetes Risk Calculator

    Details will be pre-populated if known from the patient's demographics and past history (for example, 65 years or over, presence of anti-hypertension).

  4. Answer all the questions in the tool. The tool will calculate a final score in the last field and display a message regarding the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

The following provides more information about the calculation logic used by this clinical tool, which may assist in assessing suitability for use at your practice.

Description: The Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool calculates a probability of the patient developing Type II Diabetes in the next five years, based on measurements of several known risk factors.

Calculation: The tool is sourced from the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK), developed by the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.

Last updated 23 July 2020