Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

March 27th, 2012

In America, almost 26 million people are quietly living with diabetes and almost five million are African American. Researchers tell us it’s reached epidemic proportions.

Compounding the problem, approximately 57 million people have pre-diabetes—a condition that puts them at great risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Today is the 24th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day®— a one-day, “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Find out if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes by answering a few simple questions.

Are you at risk? If so, you’ll want to read Four Easy Ways to Prevent Diabetes.

Already have diabetes? Then you’ll want to learn how to Live Well With Diabetes. Remember, you don’t have to claim it – but you do need to manage it!

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