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Can diabetes be heriditary?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You may be at risk of developing diabetes due to your genetic history.
You may also be at risk of deloping diabetes due to lifestyle choices with your diet and activity. Overweight people have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some women are at a greater risk to develope type 2 diabetes during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

You may be at risk of developing diabetes due to your genetic history.
You may also be at risk of deloping diabetes due to lifestyle choices with your diet and activity. Overweight people have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some women are at a greater risk to develope type 2 diabetes during pregnancy.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You may have a higher probability of acquiring type 2 or adult onset diabetes if you have a close relative who also has it.
Fortunately, even though you may have a higher chance of developing it, a good healthy weight, diet and exercise may prevent the onset of this disease.

In brief: Yes

You may have a higher probability of acquiring type 2 or adult onset diabetes if you have a close relative who also has it.
Fortunately, even though you may have a higher chance of developing it, a good healthy weight, diet and exercise may prevent the onset of this disease.
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Dr. Andrew Oswari
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