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CVD Risk

CVD risk score should be calculated using a validated tool (ASSIGN).

Click here for ASSIGN website.

If patient under 40 years old (Type 1 OR Type 2) with no diagnosis of CHD, do a CHD risk assessment.

You will need to record HDL AND total cholesterol.

If patient 40 years or over consider a patient with diabetes as having CHD. No risk assessment required.

Click here for guideline.