Know Your Score

You could have Type 2 diabetes and not know it! Take the test below to help you determine if you are at risk. Fill in the points next to each "YES" answer. Scoring 3 to 9 points - Your risk for diabetes is probably low right now. But, you may be at increased risk in the future. Scoring 10 points or more - You are at high risk for diabetes. Talk to your doctor today.

  1. Is your weight equal to or above that listed in the chart? YES (5) ____
  2. Are you under 65 and do you get little or no exercise during a typical day? YES (5) ____
  3. Are you between 45 and 64 years old? YES (5) ____
  4. Are you 65 years old or older? YES (9) ____
  5. Are you a woman who has had a baby weighing more than nine pounds at birth? YES (1) ___
  6. Do you have a sibling with diabetes? YES (1) ____
  7. Do you have a parent with diabetes? YES (1) ____

TOTAL ____

If you scored 10 points or more, bring this test to your doctor today!

Adapted from the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Risk Test.


Height/Weight Chart

Height  Weight
4'10"
 129
4'11"
 133
5'0"  138
5'1"  143
5'2"  147
5'3"  152
5'4"  157
Height  Weight
5'5"  162
5'6"
 167
5'7"
 172
5'8"  177
5'9"  182
5'10"  188
5'11"  193
Height  Weight
6'0"
 199
6'1"
 204
6'2"  210
6'3"  216
6'4"  221