Diabetes Risk Factors

You have a greater risk of developing diabetes if any of the following apply to you:Age 45 or older
  • Overweight (BMI greater than 25)
  • Parents or siblings have/had diabetes
  • Native American, African American, Hispanic or Latino
  • Physically inactive
  • High blood pressure (130/80 or higher)
  • High cholesterol
  • Abnormal glucose tolerance in previous diabetes test
  • Gave birth to a baby weighing more than 9 poundsHad gestational diabetes during pregnancy