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Do you have Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that affects many people.  High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) is a sign of diabetes.  Many people may have diabetes and not know it. 

Know YOUR score!  Take the test below to help you determine if you are at risk.  Print this out and fill in the points next to each answer.  If you score 10 or more points, bring this test to your doctor!

 1. Is your weight equal or above that listed in the chart below?  YES (5)____
 2. Are you under 65 and do you get little or no exercise during a usual day?  YES (5)____
 3. Are you between 45 and 65 years old?  YES (5)____
 4. Are you 65 or older?  YES (9)____
 5. Are you a woman who has had a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth?  YES (1)____
 6. Do you have a sister or brother with diabetes?  YES (1)____
 7. Do you have a parent with diabetes?  YES (1)____

 TOTAL:

 ______

Scoring 3-9 points: Your risk for diabetes is probably low right now. But you may be at increased risk in the future.

Scoring 10 points or more: You are at risk for having diabetes. Bring this test to your doctor today!

 Height  Weight

 4’10"

 129

 4’11"

 133

 5’0"

 138

 5’1"

 143

 5’2"

 147

 5’3"

 152

 5’4"

 157

 5’5"

 162

 5’6"

 167

 5’7"

 172

 5’8"

 177

 5’9"

 182

 5’10"

 188

 5’11"

 193

 6’0"

 199

 6’1"

 204

 6’2"

 210

 6’3"

 216

 6’4"

 221

This test adapted from the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Risk Test.

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