Diabetes

Could you have diabetes and not know it?

Many people who have diabetes don't even know it.

To find out if you are at risk, add the points next to each statement that is true for you. If a statement is not true, add a "0".

My weight is equal to or above that listed in the chart. Yes = 5
I am under 65 years of age and I get little or no exercise
during a usual day.
Yes = 5
I am between 45 and 64 years of age. Yes = 5
I am 65 years old or older. Yes = 9
I am a woman who has had a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth. Yes = 1
I have a sister or brother with diabetes. Yes = 1
I have a parent with diabetes. Yes = 1

For more information on diabetes, call the Community Hospital Diabetes Program (831) 649-7220.

Your score*

3-9 points: You are probably at low risk for having diabetes now. But you may be at a higher risk in the future.

10 or more points: You are at high risk for having diabetes. Only a doctor can determine if you have diabetes.

See your doctor to find out for sure.

*Reprinted with permission from the American Diabetes Association, revised 2000.

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At-risk weight chart