An estimated 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes—and someone you love could be among them. However, many people don’t realize that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or even prevented with healthy lifestyle changes. This means that even if your loved ones are at risk for diabetes, there’s still time for them to take the steps necessary to turn their health around.
November is American Diabetes Month, an opportunity to encourage the people in your life to learn their risk for type 2 diabetes by taking the one-minute Risk Test.
Not sure how to bring the topic up? Follow these tips to help your friends and family members learn about their risk for type 2 diabetes.
Nearly half of all American adults live with diabetes or prediabetes, and chances are someone you love is one of them. Encourage them to make a change this month.