Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

The Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK) is a short list of questions to help both health professionals and consumers to assess the risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the next five years.

Page last updated: March 2016

AUSDRISK can be completed by the patient or with the assistance of a health professional or practice nurse. Patients aged 40–49 years (inclusive), or 15-54 years (inclusive) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with a 'high' score result from the AUSDRISK tool are eligible to attend a type 2 diabetes risk evaluation by their GP. For further information, refer to the MBS health assessment for people aged 40-49 years with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and Medicare health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The tool is available in three formats:

To obtain a hard copy of this tool, please email National Mailing and Marketing or phone (02) 6269 1080. The code for this publication is DR001.

For assistance and background information on the AUSDRISK tool, please see the Background to the Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK).

Copyright

The Commonwealth of Australia, as represented by the Department of Health, owns the copyright subsisting in the AUSDRISK Tool.

It is the Department's preference that organisations or individuals wishing to use the AUSDRISK Tool directly link to the Department's website, however if you wish to reproduce the Tool - for example, on a website or in a publication - please email your request to copyright or post to:

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Department of Health
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601

Page last reviewed: March 2016