Am I At Risk of Diabetes?
Many Canadians have diabetes and don’t know it.
Risk factors include:
- Having a parent, brother or sister with diabetes
- Being a member of a high risk group (Indigenous, Hispanic, South Asian, Asian or African decent)
- Being overweight
- Having high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol
- Giving birth to a baby that weighed over 9 lbs
To learn more about risk factors for developing diabetes, and what you can do to reduce your risk click Here to visit Diabetes Canada website