If you are at risk for type 2 diabetes, an important step you can take is to do a diabetes risk assessment. Read on to learn more about assessing your risk for diabetes.
If you are a close family member of the individual with diabetes that you support, you are automatically at risk of developing the condition. If you are just a close friend of the person, but are of the same high-risk ethnic descent, you are similarly at risk.
It is a very exciting time for diabetes care and education and Canada! April 8 the Canadian Diabetes Association released the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada.