How old are you?

You are at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes the older you are.

Are you a man or a woman?

Risk for diabetes is related to sex at birth. For the purpose of this survey, were you born male or female?

If you are a woman, have you ever been diagnosed with gestational diabetes?

Do you have a mother, father, sister, or brother with diabetes?

A family history of diabetes could contribute to your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure?

Having high blood pressure contributes to your overall risk for type 2 diabetes.

Are you physically active?

Being inactive can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes.

What is your weight category?

The combination of your weight and height lets us know your Body Mass Index or BMI. People with higher BMIs are at a higher risk.

You scored out of 10 points

Low Risk for Prediabetes

Based on your results, you’re at low risk for prediabetes. Keep up the good work! These healthy habits will help keep your risk low:

  •  Get at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week.
  •  Keep your weight in a healthy range.
  •  Eat healthy foods, including lots of fruits and veggies.
  •  Drink more water and fewer sugary drinks.
  •  Don’t smoke.

You may still be at risk in the future.

You scored out of 10 points

High Risk for Prediabetes

Based on your score, you’re likely to have prediabetes, but only your doctor can diagnose it for sure. Share your results with your doctor and ask for a simple blood test to confirm them.

What Can I Do Next?

Talk to your doctor about your risk test

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