Document Type : Research Article
Objective: To find out the sensitivity of Indian diabetes risk score as a screening test tool of diabetes mellitus among adult population by comparing the result of IDRS with ADA diabetes diagnostic criteria (fasting blood glucose/postprandial blood glucose).As adult population is at risk for developing diabetes mellitus. Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce the morbidity and mortality.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 600 patients of Dr. Sampurnanand Medical College and Associated Hospital, Jodhpur included all individuals > 20 years of age, a verbal consent taken from all individuals entering in to the study. IDRS will be applied to all individuals, then all subjects will tested for fasting (8 hours fasting) blood glucose level and, or 2 hours postprandial blood glucose level population attending the outdoor clinics, indoor wards and general population (attendants, accompanying peoples) using venous blood sample in fluoride vial.
Conclusion: In our study it can be concluded that IDRS can be applied as a screening test in our country regardless of the demographic variation in the prevalence of diabetes. Thus IDRS is a simple, reliable and easy to use tool for mass screening of the high risk individual of Diabetes mellitus.