World Diabetes Day provides an opportunity to bring awareness of knowing your risk of type 2 diabetes and the impact diabetes has on individuals. 1 in 10 adults worldwide (1 in 5 Americans) have diabetes and close to half are not yet diagnosed. Take the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Risk Test to see if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes can cause damage to your eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart, and it is linked to some types of cancers. Here are six tips in taking charge of your health to prevent diabetes health problems.