Family health history is an important risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes.
Did you know?
- Nearly 29.1 million Americans have diabetes.
- 8.1 million people with diabetes do not even know that they have this disease.
- An estimated 86 million adults in the U.S. have prediabetes, placing them at increased risk for developing type 2
- Having a family
history of diabetes places you at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
- If you are a woman who had
during pregnancy, you are at increased risk for developing diabetes, and the child of that pregnancy is at increased risk
for obesity and type 2 diabetes.
But there is good news! If you are at risk for diabetes, there are things you can do to prevent or delay type 2