Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

What are common risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes? Find out if you’re exhibiting symptoms that could be attributed to diabetes.

Risk Factors

There are two types of risk factors to be aware of when it comes to diabetes; factors under your control and genetic or unchangeable risk factors. Learn the facts on your risk factors.


Discover the symptoms and signs that you may have pre-diabetes or diabetes. If you suspect you may have, or if you’re exhibiting symptoms of diabetes, always consult your healthcare team.


The diagnosis before type 2 diabetes, when your blood glucose is higher than normal, but lower than a diabetes diagnosis. This is an important time to get your blood glucose in check to help prevent possible complications and damage.

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

How can you help prevent the development of type 2 diabetes after a pre-diabetes diagnosis? Ways to prevent developing type 2 diabetes with simple diet and exercise changes.