Are you at risk of Type 2 Diabetes?
- Do you maintain a healthy weight? (click here)
- Do you exercise regularly?
- Do you eat healthy food?
- Do you manage your blood pressure?
- Do you manage your cholesterol levels?
- Do you smoke?
Did you know people with Type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and many other severe health conditions? Diabetes symptoms are not always present so it is important to know your risk.
UFS offers a FREE Diabetes Risk Assessment at all of our pharmacies. The quick and easy assessment takes less than two minutes and will allow you and the pharmacist to have a better insight into your risk of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
What treatments are available for Type 2 Diabetes?
Treatments for Type 2 diabetes include healthy eating, regular physical activity and weight reduction. As Type 2 diabetes is often progressive, most people will require diabetes medications and/or insulin injections. Your UFS Pharmacy is a great place to start.
Our Bacchus Marsh Village Pharmacy offers a Diabetes Education Service – click here for more details.