My mom has diabetes , and her side of the family has a history of having diabetes. While my dad dosn t. Is it a 50% chance that i can have diabetes later on? I m 15 years old, Asian. I m in good shape. Have no health problems that im aware of. Is there anything possible that i can do at all to prevent developing diabetes? Or is it just chance, and i cant do anything about it. I DONT WANT DIABETES. Btw im becoming sorta lactose intolerant while the rest of my family isn t, does this link anything to diabetes? Just wondering.