What's Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

You may be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes if you answer "yes" to two or more of these questions:

  • Are you more than 20 percent overweight?

  • Are you over age 40?

  • Does an immediate family member have diabetes?

  • Are you of American Indian, African American or Hispanic background?

  • Do you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or high triglyceride levels?

  • Did you ever have high blood sugar during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)?

  • Did you have a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth?