Prediabetes Risk Factors

Prediabetes risks factors are the same as those for type 2 diabetes. They include:

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) uses screening recommendations for prediabetes that are based on the current guidelines for type 2 diabetes screening. Testing is recommended for men and women 45 years of age and older, especially those with a body mass index at or above 25. Individuals younger than 45 should also be screened if they have a BMI of 25 or more and additional risk factors (as listed above).


Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, M.D., 04/08

Last Modified Date: May 10, 2013

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