Probably 150,000 people in Sweden have diabetes without knowing it. If you are at risk of having type 2 diabetes, you can reduce the risk of diet and physical activity. The risk test for type 2 diabetes is compiled by Professor Jaakko Tumilehto at the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Helsinki and specialist researcher Jaana Lindström at the Institute of Public Health in Helsinki. The test is based on extensive research material.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious and hereditary disease. But you can greatly influence the risk of getting diabetes with your lifestyle. By answering the questions below, you will get a risk score — it will give you the likelihood of having type 2 diabetes within 10 years.