Am I At Risk of Diabetes?

Many Canadians have diabetes and don’t know it.

Risk factors include:

  • Having a parent, brother or sister with diabetes
  • Being a member of a high risk group (Indigenous, Hispanic, South Asian, Asian or African decent)
  • Being overweight
  • Having high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol
  • Giving birth to a baby that weighed over 9 lbs

To learn more about risk factors for developing diabetes, and what you can do to reduce your risk click Here to visit the Canadian Diabetes Association website