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Diabetes Prevention Week – know your risk

You can prevent type 2 diabetes by eating a healthy, balanced diet, maintaining a healthy weight and keeping physically active.

• People living with diabetes also face higher risk of heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, foot problems, vision loss, kidney problems and dying with COVID-19.

• There are some groups at higher risk of type 2 diabetes: men, people of South Asian or Black ethnicity, people who are overweight and people with a family history of type 2 diabetes.

• Find out your risk of type 2 diabetes by using the Diabetes UK Know Your Risk Score at riskscore.diabetes.org.uk or by searching‘Know Your Risk’.