A main goal of treating diabetes is to lower your blood sugar to help you reach your A1C goal. While lowering your blood sugar is important, you should also be careful of it going too low. It is also important to control your cholesterol and blood pressure levels.

Managing your type 2 diabetes includes:

  • Taking your medicines exactly as your doctor prescribes
  • Making smart food choices
  • Being physically active

Managing your type 2 diabetes is an important goal. Please take the time to fill out this Diabetes prevention risk-test-paper-version to see if you or any of your loved ones are at risk and need additional support or medical attention.

If you have any questions please contact the Diabetes Prevention & Control department at phone number 907-543-6133.

Are you at risk?

Type 2 diabetes is more common in African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

To see if you are AT RISK for Type 2 Diabetes, please  download this form risk-test-english-85×11  to identify how our Diabetes Prevention team can help you lower your risk.

If your score indicates you may be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes, please call the YKHC Diabetes Prevention Team Toll Free 1-877-543-6133 Direct line 907-543-6133 on what services we can offer you.