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Measure: Family History of Diabetes   #140200

Definition:

A questionnaire to determine the presence of diabetes among a study participant’s first-degree relatives.

Purpose:

Positive history of type 1 or type 2 diabetes in a first-degree relative is a strong risk factor for the development of diabetes. Familial risk is stronger for type 2 diabetes than type 1 diabetes.

Protocols:

Essential Measures

Current Age
Gender
Related Measures

Family History of Heart Attack
Collections

Family Health History

Keywords:

Diabetes, heart attack, high blood pressure, MESA

Measure Release Date: October 1, 2015

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