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Do Women Have Different Diabetes Risk Factors?

Most risk factors for diabetes apply to both men and women: weight, inactivity, family history, race, age, high blood pressure and abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels. But there are two additional factors that apply to women only:

These factors should be a consideration when you talk with your doctor about your risk for prediabetes and diabetes. Know your health history and keep your healthcare team up to date on any changes in your health.

Source: Mayo Clinic

July 14, 2016



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