American Diabetes Association- WI
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Our Mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight to change the future of diabetes:
Here at the Wisconsin chapter of the American Diabetes Association:
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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test
You're Our Hero.
We mean it.
This test was designed by the American Diabetes Association and, just by being here, you've taken the first step toward knowing your risk for type 2 diabetes. That's important, because every person who knows their risk for type 2 makes one more person with the power to stop it.
So, c'mon. You're less than 10 questions away from making a difference.Examen de Riesgo de la Diabetes
Know Their Risk.
You can help. Tell your friends and family that you took the Diabetes Risk Test to assess your risk for type 2 diabetes and that they should too. And don't worry, your results won't be mentioned.
That was pretty painless right?
Based on the answers you provided, your risk for having prediabetes or diabetes is low. Talk to your doctor for ideas to keep it that way.
Based on the answers you provided, you're at low risk for having prediabetes or diabetes. Although your current risk is low, you do have some risk factors for prediabetes or diabetes.
Based on the answers you provided, you're at moderate risk for having prediabetes. Talk to your doctor to see if additional testing is needed and ask about ways to reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Based on the answers that you provided, you're at high risk for having type 2 diabetes. The good news is, now that you know what's putting you at risk, you can do something about it. Use our resources below and definitely talk to your doctor to see if additional testing is needed.
- You have none. Keep up what you're doing and be sure to pass this test along to your friends and family.
- Age over 45 years
- Race or ethnic background
- Family history of diabetes
- History of gestational diabetes
- Low physical activity level
- High blood pressure
- Being very overweight compared to your height (Body Mass Index). Your BMI is .
- Control what you can. You can't do anything about aging, but you can
become more active and eat healthier.
- Learn how to get started here.