If you scored five or higher, you may have prediabetes. This raises your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Only your doctor can tell for sure if you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Bring your completed risk test to your doctor. Ask them if additional testing is needed.
If you have prediabetes or you’re at high-risk for type 2 diabetes you may be able to reverse your risk. The San Diego Diabetes Prevention Program may be able to help.
How do you know if you have prediabetes? Your level of risk is based on family history of diabetes, age, personal health history, and current health status.
If you do have prediabetes, research shows that two actions can help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes: