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NICE do not recommend annual testing for Type 2 Diabetes in obesity. However we consider that this is appropriate for obese patients with hypertension as they are at increased risk of diabetes.
Because of a lack of evidence we do not recommend routinely screening for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Annually for patients who also have hypertension
This guideline has been signed off by the Pathology Optimisation Clinical Group on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.
Publication date: April 2017