Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

By Lisa Diaz, RN, MSN, CDE

Your chances of developing type 2 diabetes depend on a combination of risk factors. Learn about risk factors for type 2 diabetes below and see which ones apply to you.

You are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if you:​

You can also take the Diabetes Risk Test to learn about your risk for type 2 diabetes.

What can you do to prevent type 2 diabetes?

You can take steps to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by losing weight if you are overweight, eating fewer calories, and being more physically active. Talk to your health care professional about your risk factors.