Take the first step

Knowing your risk for diabetes can make a huge difference.

Diabetes Risk Test

If your score is 5 or higher, you may be at risk for pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes. TLC-MD provides lifestyle resources to help you maintain your health. After completing the test, pre-register to a class.

Prediabetes Screening

Question 1

How old are you?

You are at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes the older you are.

Question 2

Are you a man or a woman?

Men are more likely than women to have undiagnosed diabetes; one reason may be that they are less likely to see their doctor regularly.

Question 3

If you are a woman, have you ever been diagnosed with gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. It goes away after pregnancy, but women who have gestational diabetes have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Question 3

Do you have a mother, father, sister, or brother with diabetes?

A family history of diabetes could contribute to your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Question 4

Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure?

Having high blood pressure contributes to your overall risk for type 2 diabetes.

Question 5

Are you physically active?

Being inactive can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes.

Question 6

What race or ethnicity best describes you?

People of certain racial and ethnic groups are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than others.

Question 7

What are your height and weight?

The combination of your weight and height lets us know your Body Mass Index or BMI. People with higher BMIs are at a higher risk.


Your Score

  • We added up your answers to the above questions, and you scored out of 10.
  • This means you likely do not have prediabetes.
  • Scores greater than or equal to 5 indicate you likely have prediabetes and are at a high risk for type 2 diabetes.
  • Only your doctor can definitively diagnose you with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, so share these results with your healthcare provider.
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Do you want to lose weight and be more physically active?

Losing 5% of your body weight can cut your risk of type 2 diabetes in half.

Pre-registration Form

National Diabetes Prevention Program

If you have any questions, check out our frequently asked questions (FAQs) or contact TLC-MD.

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