Are You At Risk?
There are 30.3 million people in the United States with diabetes; and 7.2 million (23.8%) of those with diabetes do not know they have the disease. Additionally, 84.1 million in the U.S. are considered to have prediabetes.
Alabama Diabetes Control Program encourages you to take the following test to determine if you may be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes:
Diabetes and Family Health History
There are other risks for developing diabetes such as family health history. The National Diabetes Education Program encourages everyone to know their family's health history.
If you are at risk for having diabetes, please make an appointment with your health care provider soon.
Learn more about preventing diabetes and its complications by visiting the CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource.
Page last updated: September 21, 2017