While there is no single cause of type 2 diabetes, there are well-established risk factors. Some risk factors can be controlled and others you are born with.
An estimated 2 million Australians are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and there are also large numbers of people with silent, undiagnosed type 2 diabetes which may be damaging their bodies.
Diabetes Australia has developed a Risk Calculator based on the Australian type 2 diabetes risk test (AUSDRISK). It is a simple and easy way to assess your risk or developing type 2 diabetes.
How can I check my risk?
Click on the link below 'What's my risk' and answer the 11 short questions:
Prefer a hardcopy version?
Click on the link below to access the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK)