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Diabetes - Are you at Risk?

Diabetes - Are you at Risk?

People with diabetes can live well by learning about their diabetes.

Warning signs of diabetes may include:  

  • Increased need to urinate  
  • Increased thirst
  • Unusual weight gain or loss
  • Sleepiness       
  • Irritability
  • Frequent infections
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow-healing cuts and bruises

People with Type 2, or adult onset diabetes, often experience no early signs.
Please consult with your primary care physician if you should be screened for diabetes.
        

 

Risk factors for Type 2 diabetes may include:             

  • People over age 45
  • Family history of diabetes
  • Overweight
  • No exercise
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Certain ethic groups, especially African-American, Hispanic, Native American and Asian.

Know Your Score