UKPDS Risk Engine

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UKPDS Risk Engine v2.01 for the Mac has been released


The Macintosh version of the UKPDS Risk Engine has been updated to enable it to run on MacOS X (Intel 32/64 bit) and with Microsoft Excel 2011/2016 or later.



Risk Engine 2.01 released


Fixes a problem in the Macintosh version where male subjects are described as female in the printout, the results printed were, however, correct. The Windows version of the software does not suffer this problem and is therefore not changed.



UKPDS Risk Engine 2.0 released


Version 2.0 of the UKPDS Risk Engine provides separate risk estimates and 95% confidence intervals for fatal coronary heart disease and for fatal stroke. Printing for MacOS and Windows has been improved and support has been added for PocketPC machines.



Risk Engine 1.2 released


Fixes a minor issue with the help button on machines using Internet Explorer as the default browser on the Windows platform. Suppresses innapropriate reporting of risk estimated for subjects aged less than 20 at diagnosis.


Risk Engine 1.1 released


Accepts lipid levels in mg/dl as well as mmol/l. Provides a graphical display of risk estimates....

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UKPDS Risk Engine FAQ available


A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers is now available.


UKPDS Risk Engine v1.0 released


Version 1.0 of the UKPDS Risk Engine provides risk estimates and 95% confidence intervals for both coronary heart disease and stroke in individuals with type 2 diabetes not known to have heart disease. These can be calculated for any given duration of type 2 diabetes based on current age, sex, ethnicity, smoking status, presence or absence of atrial fibrillation and levels of HbA1c, systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol.