Here are some risk factors and common statistics of people with prediabetes:
- You’re overweight.
- You’re 45 or older.
- You have a parent or sibling with type 2 diabetes.
- You’re not physically active, or you’re active less than 3 days per week.
- You had gestational diabetes while pregnant and/or your baby was over 9 lbs at birth.
*Certain ethnic groups are more at risk, including African, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Pacific Islander, and some Asian backgrounds.
Now what? If you have more than one of these risk factors, take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test, see where you rank, and learn how to take action for your health. Remember: we’re here to help you change your lifestyle and reduce your risk!
* WW has received pending recognition from the CDC as a provider of diabetes prevention services as of August 2015.