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Type 2 DiabetesRisk Factors

Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

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Underlying diabetes risk concept.
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Disease risk dial.
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If you have prediabetes


Three smiling women sitting on couch.
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If you have a family history of Type 2 diabetes


Overweight man with tight shirt.
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If you are overweight or obese


Middle aged couple working on tablet.
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If you are older than 45


Multiple races and ethnicities concept.
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Your race/ethnicity


Hand holding cigarette.
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If you’re a cigarette smoker


Lazy man asleep with remote in hand on the couch.
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If you have an inactive lifestyle


Triglyceride chart.
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If you have related risk factors


Glass of sugar cubes, unhealthy drink concept.
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If you’re eating the wrong things


Smiling group of women.
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Special risks for women


Diabetes signs puzzle pieces.
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Type 2 diabetes symptoms


Female doctor supporting woman.
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Should you be screened for Type 2 diabetes?


Blood test vials and forms.
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How are prediabetes/Type 2 diabetes screened?


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

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