Diabetes Find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

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Diabetes: Find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Answer a few simple questions to learn your risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the next 10 years. Learn how to manage your risk.

The good news is that with our online risk assessment, developed by Diabetes UK, you can learn if you're at risk and take active, positive steps towards keeping it as low as possible - helping you feel more in control. It only takes a few minutes to complete - why not give it a go?

If you would prefer, you can have a Diabetes Risk Assessment carried out in store



What can I do to manage my risk?
When you have completed our risk assessment select your category below

If you are at Low Risk >

You're already doing a great job. Take a look at some of these links - they might give you some ideas to help you keep up the good work. Maybe there are still some small changes you can make that will help to keep your risk low, whilst giving you many other health benefits.

If you are at Increased Risk >

There are some simple steps you can take to manage your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Have a look at some of the links below to see what you can do. Remember, there are loads of other health benefits from taking gentle exercise, having a healthy diet and from stopping smoking.

If you are at Moderate Risk >

See your GP to discuss your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and for ways you can manage your risk. If you have submitted your email address we will email you a letter which you can print out to take with you. Take a look at some of our suggestions, and speak to your GP about how these may help you to feel more in control of your health. If you are worried or have any questions about your risk assessment, your local pharmacist will also be happy to talk these through with you.

If you are severely overweight speak to your doctor before starting to lose weight or increasing your exercise.

If you are at High Risk >

See your GP as soon as possible. If you have submitted your email address we will email you a letter which you can print out to take with. Try not to worry - there are plenty of lifestyle changes you can make to stay in control if you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Take a look at these suggestions and start to manage your risk straight away.

If you are severely overweight speak to your doctor before starting to lose weight or before increasing your exercise.

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