What Are The Risk Factors For Type 2 Diabetes?


Several factors can put you at a higher risk for developing diabetes. These include:

  • Being overweight
  • Living an inactive lifestyle
  • Unbalanced, low nutrient diet
  • High blood pressure or cholesterol
  • Being over the age of 45
  • Family history of diabetes
  • Personal history of gestational diabetes
  • History of cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic stress and depression

The more factors that apply to you, the greater your chance is in developing type 2 diabetes.