March 26 is Diabetes Alert Day, and a free self-assessment to see if you are at risk from the disease is available over the phone or online.
The Diabetes Risk Test is free and available in English and Spanish. Call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/diabetes-risk-test
The test is available all the time and can be taken online, emailed or printed.
Learn more at www.stopdiabetes.com.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that strikes nearly 26 million people in the U.S. In addition, 79 million Americans, one in three of all adults over the age of 20, have pre-diabetes, a condition that puts them at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Complications are serious and potentially life-threatening if ignored.