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Diabetes Hub: Guide to Managing Diabetes

National Diabetes Reference Materials - An initiative under the War on Diabetes

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What Increases Your Risk of Developing Pre-diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes?
Having family members with the disease increase your risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Family member(s)
known to have diabetes

A history of the disease during pregnancy increases your risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

History of diabetes
during pregnancy

Those who are 40 years old and above have a higher risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

40 years of age
and above

Having a BMI of 23 kg/m2 or higher increases your risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Body Mass Index (BMI)
of 23.0 kg/m2 or higher

Having an inactive lifestyle increases your risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Inactive
(sedentary) lifestyle

Unhealthy eating habits increase your risk of developing pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Unhealthy
eating habits



Diabetes Hub: Guide to Managing Diabetes