Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise, as the obesity epidemic continues in the U.S. One third of American adults are expected to have the disease by 2050, if this alarming trend continues. There are both genetic and controllable risk factors for diabetes. The American Diabetes Association recommends screening every 3 years, if your over the age of 45. If you're overweight, you should get more often. Be aware of these diabetes risk factors.