Tammy Roberts, MS, RD, LD, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Bates County, University of Missouri Extension
The American Diabetes Association wants people to find out if they are at risk for diabetes. An annual date has been set so people will set aside time in their schedule to find out. On the fourth Tuesday in March, take theDiabetes Risk Test to see if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes. You can take the risk test online or download a paper version of the test from the American Diabetes Association website.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t make enough insulin or the body becomes unable to utilize the insulin it makes…
To learn more about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment for type 2 diabetes, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/healtharticles/health91.htm