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Table 6 Definition of high risk patient

From: Health improvement and prevention study (HIPS) - evaluation of an intervention to prevent vascular disease in general practice

Definition of High Risk patient
High risk patients are defined as those with any of the following characteristics:
   • have history of gestational diabetes (GDM)
   • have 'Pre diabetes' - (impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glycaemia)
   • have elevated blood pressure (BP ≥ 140/90 on two occasions) or on treatment for high blood pressure
   • have high Lipid: Total Cholesterol (TC) > 4.5 mmol/L or Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) > 2.5 mmol/L or Triglyceride (TG) > 2.0 mmol/L or on treatment for it
   • are overweight: BMI > 28 or waist circumference > 102 cm in males and 88 cm in females
   • currently smoke.