Table 5.

Prediabetes Care Cascade: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Coverage of Adult Patients at an Academic Family Medicine Practice, 2014 to 2017 (N = 15,250)

Prediabetes Care CascadeCriterian%
USPSTF diabetes screening eligibleNondiabetic patient12,78783.8%
Age 40 to 70 years + BMI ≥25 kg/m25,36041.9%
ScreenedHemoglobin A1c within 3 years4,06875.9%
Prediabetes diagnosedHemoglobin A1c of 5.7 to 6.4%1,43735.3%
Prediabetes documentedPrediabetes ICD10 code72950.7%
Prediabetes treatmentMetformin prescribed14920.4%
DPP referral00.0%
  • BMI, body mass index; DPP, Diabetes Prevention Program; ICD10, International Classification of Diseases, version 10; USPSTF, United States Preventive Services Task Force.

  • The sample size for each row serves as the denominator for the subsequent row.