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Prediabetes: Reducing Type 2 Diabetes Risk Through a Lifestyle of Good Nutrition and Activity
by Allina Patient Education
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Diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism ?
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
First published: 04/02/2009
Last updated: 04/02/2009
Reviewed by: Allina Patient Education experts