There are many risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Some of them come from the family history and genetics and some can be reversed to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Earlier type 2 diabetes used to mainly develop after the age of 40, but now it’s increasing in younger people and children. Obesity is likely the major factor behind this dramatic growth rate. There are many risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes. They can be divided into two groups:
Risk factors you can't change
Risk factors you can change
Risk factors only show the probability of type 2 diabetes in any individual. It can be controlled by proper monitoring and by following a healthy lifestyle.
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