TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 665 CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE
SECTION 665.720 TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS


 

Section 665.720  Testing Recommendations

 

a)         The Consensus Panel of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that if an individual is overweight and has any two of the risk factors identified in Section 665.710, diabetes testing should be done every two years, starting at age 10 years or at the onset of puberty, if it occurs at an earlier age.

 

b)         A child shall be considered to be overweight if  one of the following exists:

 

1)         BMI > 85th percentile for age and sex; or

 

2)         Weight for height > 85th percentile; or

 

3)         Weight > 120 % of ideal weight for height.

 

c)         Clinical judgment should be used in deciding whether to test for diabetes in children who do not meet these criteria.

 

(Source:  Added at 29 Ill. Reg. 18127, effective October 24, 2005)