Did you know that:

  • Diabetes causes destruction of your eyesight, kidneys, nerves and heart.
  • Diabetes increases your risk for gum disease which leads to tooth loss.
  • Diabetes slows your ability to heal from injury and infection sometimes resulting in amputation.
  • 115 million adults in the US have either diabetes or pre-diabetes and 1/3 don’t know it

Assess Your Diabetes Risk

1. Are you more that 10% above ideal body weight?

3. Do you have any biologic family member with a history of diabetes?

5. Do you have a history of, or take medication for high blood pressure?

7. Do you experience tingling, pain or numbness in your hands or feet?

9. Have you experienced blurred vision, cataracts or glaucoma?

11. Are you over 35 years old?

2. Is your waist size over 35” (for women) or over 40“ (for men)?

4. Are you African American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Hispanic or of Arabic descent?

6. Do you have or take medications for high cholesterol or abnormal good/bad cholesterol ratio?

8. Do you experience unexplainable hunger, thirst or frequent urination?

10. Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss?

12. If you are over 35, are you also over 65?

Click here to submit responses: