It’s a combination of lifestyle and genes that put you at risk of getting type 2 diabetes. Things that increase your risk include:
Age: If you are over 25 years of age
Weight: If you are overweight particularly around your belly.
Ethnicity: We as Indians are highly susceptible.
Family link: If you have a parent, brother or sister with diabetes.
Previous medical history: If you have a history of high blood pressure, heart attacks or strokes, gestational diabetes or severe mental illness.