Many people know that type 2 diabetes runs in their family… but did you know that if it does, you have a much greater risk of getting it? Genetics plays a big part in determining whether you will develop diabetes– that’s why it’s important to make sure your A1c is tested at your annual physical AND to be aware of the signs and symptoms.
Here’s a free PDF that covers what you need to know about the common signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes— and if you’d like to learn more, watch this video.
If you or anyone you love shows any of these symptoms, be sure to go see your doctor and get tested. The earlier you can begin treatment for diabetes, the healthier you will be in the long run.