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Table 4 Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) for the screening of hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes in adults

From: Screening for cardiovascular disease risk and subsequent management in low and middle income countries: challenges and opportunities

Condition Recommendations
High blood pressure Recommendation to screen for high blood pressure in adults 18 and over.
Abnormal blood lipids Recommendation to screen men aged 35 and older for lipid disorders;
Recommendation to screen women aged 45 and older for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease.
Diabetes Recommendation to screen for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults who are at increased risk for diabetes.
  1. Adapted from different recommendations from USPSTF [4346]