The Prediabetes Risk Test
Seven different questions, about age, gender, heredity, blood pressure, weight, gestational diabetes and physical activity, can help have a prediabetes diagnosis .
Amy Kimberlain, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, affirms if someone scored five or higher than the indicated levels, he is at risk of prediabetes. Those risk factors are modifiable, she says.
The expert affirms there are higher levels of diabetes incidence in African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Pacific Islanders, Native Americans and in some Asian American.