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Prediabetes Risk Factors
Prediabetes Risk Factors
Mar 22

Prediabetes Risk Factors

What are the risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes?

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Diabetes Statistics

According to the CDC, about 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes. That is 34 million Americans and growing. Of the 34 million, 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes.

Common Diabetes Risk Factors

Age: As you age, you increase your chances of getting Type 2 Diabetes.

Height and Weight: Being overweight increases your chances of being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

Gender: Men are more likely than women to be diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

high Blood Pressure: Having high blood presure can increase your chances of getting Type 2 Diabetes.

Physically Active: Having an inactive life style can increase your chances of being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.