Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes through a lifestyle of good nutrition and activity.
Place a check in front of each statement that you can answer "yes" to. The more items you check, the higher the risk for developing diabetes.
I have a parent, brother or sister who has diabetes.
My family background is American Indian, Asian American, black, Latino or Pacific Islander.
I had diabetes when I was pregnant - or - I have given birth to at least one baby who weighed nine pounds or more.
My blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg or higher - or - my triglyceride level is 150 mg or higher.
I am fairly inactive.
I exercise fewer than three times a week.
I am younger than 65 years old - and - I get little or no exercise during a typical day.
I am older than 65 years old.
I am overweight.
My waist is more than 35 inches for women and 40 inches for men.
Blood glucose record
Your plan for losing weight
Food and exercise diary
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Prediabetes: Reducing Type 2 Diabetes Risk Through a Lifestyle of Good Nutrition and Activity, first edition, dia-ahc-94403
Allina Health Patient Education
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