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If family has diabetes, you could too ?

Is it true that if most of your family has diabetes you could too?
Asked On : Mon, 22 Nov 2010
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,

The familial inheritence of Diabetes is more in Type 1 DM and less in Diabetes Type 2. In type 2, other environmental factors like sedantary lifestyle, weight, smoking etc also play a role.

In type 1 the inheritance differs from one parent to other, also if both the parents are diabetics the risk is more.

Hence you have to look at the modifiable risk factors and try to correct them.

Wish you good Health
Answered: Mon, 22 Nov 2010
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