Type 2 Diabetes Screening Quiz
Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. It is most common in adults over the age of 50, although any one can be at risk. While diabetes is often a hereditary condition, it is still possible to develop diabetes even if you have no known history of it in your family. In addition, type 2 diabetes is often preventable through regular medical checkups and a healthy lifestyle.
Find out if you are at risk by taking the Type 2 Risk Assessment and then read more below about what you can do to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes.
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Occasionally my mailbox or follow-the-link browsing will come up with something discussing whether (and if so, when) to ease the restrictions on treatment goals when the patient is elderly, arguing either to favor a higher quality of remaining life (lifestyle choices less limited by chronic illness) or to take into consideration geriatric cognitive decline (aka "senility") and simplify, as much as possible, the regimen. While the goal of medicine is, obviously, not to...