45 or older? overweight (> 20% of Ideal Body Weight or BMI> 27)? African-American? Hispanic-American? Native American? Asian-American? Pacific Islander?
Do you have
a family member with diabetes? high blood pressure?
have diabetes while you were pregnant? deliver a baby over 9 pounds?
Have you been told that you have "borderline" diabetes?
Reference: American Diabetes Association: Screening for Type 2 Diabetes (Position Statement). Diabetes Care 1999; 22(Suppl. 1) :S20-23.
Date written: October 28, 1999 Date reviewed: October 28, 1999
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