What's my prediabetes risk?
Most people at risk for developing diabetes don't know they're in danger. But in 30 seconds, you can learn where you stand. Answer this quick, 7-question quiz to find out.
||Are you a woman who had a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth?|
||Do you have a sister or brother with diabetes?|
||Do you have a parent with diabetes?|
||Find your height on the chart. Do you weigh more than the weight listed for your height?|
||Are you younger than 65 years of age and get little or no exercise in a typical day?|
||Are you between 45 and 65 years of age?|
||Are you 65 years of age or older?|
|: TOTAL | Add up your score and see below|
9 or more points
High risk for prediabetes
You have risk factors that could add up to prediabetes (or elevated blood glucose). It's important to find out if you have prediabetes so you can learn ways to control or lower your blood sugar levels and delay or avoid Type 2 diabetes.
3 to 8 points
Lower risk for prediabetes
You don't have common prediabetes risk factors at this time. You can keep your risk low by:
- Maintaining a healthy weight,
- Not using tobacco.
- Talking to your health care provider about how to keep your blood sugar levels healthy
(especially if you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure)
Take this quiz annually, and share it with your friends and family.
Quiz and statistics used by the Diabetes Prevention and Control AllianceSM (DPCA) courtesy of the Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia.
This quiz is for general information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or provide medical advice.