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.