July 23, 2016
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Diabetes Mellitus (cont.)

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What are the risk factors for diabetes?

Risk factors for type 1 diabetes are not as well understood as those for type 2 diabetes. Family history is a known risk factor for type 1 diabetes. Other risk factors can include having certain infections or diseases of the pancreas.

Risk factors for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes are many. The following can raise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/22/2016

Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/diabetes_mellitus/article.htm

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