Risk factors for Type 2 diabetes; Diabetes risk factors
You have a higher risk for diabetes if you have any of the following:
Persons from certain ethnic groups, including African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans, have a higher risk for diabetes.
Everyone over 45 should have a blood sugar (glucose) test at least every 3 years. Regular testing of blood sugar levels should begin at a younger age, and be performed more often if you are at higher risk for diabetes.
See: Type 2 diabetes
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