Risk Factors of Diabetes




Weight, age, genetics, poor physical activity, medical history, race and ethnicity are some of the risk factors of diabetes. Angie Placeres, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, explains after the age of 45 you have higher risks of getting diabetes, and she highlights medical histories of parents and siblings are a risk factor to look for.

Elise Karnegis, Registered Dietitian & Diabetes Educator with Baptist Health South Florida, says education is the key after diagnosing diabetes. She points out the best weapon you have is your brain, because the more you learn and understand, the less you will be overwhelmed. **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
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