There are several known risk factors for developing diabetes. While some risk factors can be managed or reduced, other factors may be beyond your control.
Understand your risk and how to prevent type 2 diabetes
Understanding the risk factors associated with type 2 is the first step to living a better life.
Type 2 risk factors
Risk factors can vary from being overweight to even your ethnicity.
Power is knowing. Take the test to assess your risk in two minutes or less.
Type 2 prevention
Eating healthily, moving more, and losing weight are the most effective things you can do to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Decreasing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes involves making lifestyles changes. Eating healthily, moving more, and losing weight are the most effective things you can do to reduce your risk.
Even if you've been told that you have prediabetes or that you have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, you can still make changes that can delay or prevent the disease.
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We're Canada's largest resource hub for people with diabetes. Familiarize yourself with our programs and services and get the support you need to help manage diabetes.
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