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Evaluating AUSDRISK for predicting incident diabetes in an independent sample of women

Julie A Pasco, Mark A Kotowicz, Margaret J Henry and Geoffrey C Nicholson
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (6): 374.
Published online: 20 September 2010

To the Editor: Chen and colleagues1 published a risk assessment tool for type 2 diabetes (AUSDRISK) based on the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab).2 We tested AUSDRISK’s performance in an independent cohort of 1494 women enrolled in the Geelong Osteoporosis Study (1994–1997; 77% participation),3 comprising an age-stratified sample of women randomly selected from the Barwon Statistical Division and followed prospectively over a decade.4

  • Julie A Pasco
  • Mark A Kotowicz
  • Margaret J Henry
  • Geoffrey C Nicholson

  • University of Melbourne, Geelong, VIC.


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