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Health risk assessment

We all know that prevention is better than cure, and many silent killing diseases like High
blood pressure, Diabetes may go undiagnosed until a life-threatening or emergency event
detect the disease. Behaviours such as smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise and not wearing seat belts are among the factors that increase a person's risk of getting sick or dying prematurely.

We have designed certain specific risk assessment tools to help you understand the risk
factors. Please realise that this is only an assessment and it does not by any chance mean
that you will suffer from the disease.

Click on the desired section to go that section of the specific health risk assessment.


:: Cancer risk assessment
Although many specific causes of cancer are now known and understood, a large
proportion remained unexplained. Making appropriate lifestyle changes, undergoing
regular medical examinations and screenings, and communicating concerns to a primary health care professional may help reduce an individual's risk of certain cancers.

Coming soon is an interactive tool to assess individual cancer risk for different cancers.
Diabetes risk assessment


:: Diabetes mellitus (often called diabetes) is a condition where the body cannot maintain
normal blood glucose levels. High levels of glucose in blood are known to cause health
problems and complications.

Diabetes is of two types-

Type 1
Which is sometimes called Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus or Juvenile Onset Diabetes.
It usually occurs in people under 30 years, but can occur at any age. The definite cause of this
type of diabetes is still unknown.

Type 2
Which is sometimes called Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus or Mature
Age Onset Diabetes. It usually occurs in people who are over the age of 50 years and have a
family history of diabetes; or are overweight, although there are some exceptions.

This diabetes assessment tools is designed to assess your risk for Type 2 diabetes.

:: Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis means "porous bones". Osteoporosis is a disease where bone density and
structural quality deteriorate, leading to weakness and bone fragility of the skeleton and
increase risk of fracture. Common sites to fracture are the wrist, hip, spine, pelvis and upper arm.
Bone loss is often gradual and without warning signs, until the disease is advanced.

Assessment tool
(the osteoporosis assessment tool is included in the calculator
folder, and it should open in a new window just like the other health tools)

:: Arthritis risk calculator

Arthritis is a general term covering more than 150 different conditions. The term arthritis
literally means inflammation of a joint, but is generally used to describe any condition in
which there is damage to the cartilage. Inflammation is the body's natural response to injury.

The most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,
and traumatic arthritis.

Coming soon is a risk calculator for Osteoarthritis.



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