What are the Risk Factors for type 2 diabetes?

It’s in your genes: Genetics may play a role in making people more susceptible
Your Age: You’re more at risk if you’re white and over 40. If your ethnic background is African-Caribbean, Black African, or South Asian you are more at risk from age 25. . We cannot change this.
Being overweight, especially around the middle. Type 2 diabetes can go into remission if the person is able to lose 15% of their body weight
• You already have high blood pressure and high cholesterol
• Having any symptoms of cardiovascular disease will increase your chances of developing diabetes
Getting little or no exercise. The minimum exercise recommended is 150 minutes per week including both cardio-vascular and resistance exercise
Smoking, Stress and Sleeping too little or too much are also risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes