|Age ( years )|
|Body mass index|
|Waist circumference ( cm )|
|Do you usually have at least 30 minutes of physical activity at work and /or during leisure time (including normal daily activity)?|
|How often do you eat vegetables, fruit or berries ?|
|Have you ever taken medication for high blood pressure on regular basis?|
|Have you ever been found to have high blood glucose (e.g. in a health examination, during an illness, during pregnancy.)|
|Have any of the members of your immediate family or other relatives been diagnosed with diabetes ( type 1 or type 2 ) ?|
Slightly elevated risk
Very high risk
Personalised: Individuals have differing combinations of predisposing genes, hence the need for individualised medicine
Proactive: Calls for preventive measures to take before the clinical signs of the disease are apparent.
Predictive: Analyzes disease-predisposing genes, and determines a probabilistic health history for each individual.
Participative and Patient-centric: based on education and communication. Emphasizes the active role of the patient and his/her mindful involvement in the treatment.
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A healthy outside starts from the inside.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
The greatest medicine of all is to teach people how not to need it.
It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than what sort of disease a person has.
The modern medicine focuses on health and prevention rather than illness and intervention.
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