Take the Quiz

How old are you?

You are at higher risk for type 2 diabetes the older you are.

Do you have a mother, father, sister, or brother with diabetes?

A family history of diabetes could contribute to your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure?

Having high blood pressure contributes to your overall risk for type 2 diabetes.

What race or ethnicity best describes you?

People from certain racial and ethnic groups are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than others.

Are you physically active?

Being inactive can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Are you a man or a woman?

Men are more likely than women to have undiagnosed prediabetes; one reason may be that they are less likely to visit their doctors regularly.

Have you ever been diagnosed with gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops in women during pregnancy. It usually goes away after pregnancy, but women who have had gestational diabetes have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

What is your height and weight?

The combination of your weight and height lets us know your Body Mass Index or BMI. People with higher BMIs are at a higher risk.

Higher body weights increase diabetes risk for everyone. Asian Americans are at increased diabetes risk at lower body weights than the rest of the general public (about 15 pounds lower).