Chances of developing type 2 diabetes depend upon a combination of risk factors such as your genes and lifestyle. We can change lifestyle risk factors only which is in our own control.

Risk Factors-

1) Overweight
2) age above 45
3) High BP
4) Low level of HDL (High-Density Lipid - good cholesterol)
5) High level of triglycerides or high level of LDL (Low-density Lipid)
6) Have a history of gestational diabetes
7) Have a history of heart disease or stroke
8) Have depression
9) PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
10) Have Acanthosis Nigericans- Dark thick velvety skin around your neck or armpits
11) Any medicines

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