November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes is ranked the 7th leading cause of death in America and affects over 29 million people in the United States. There are many health factors that can lead diabetes including: family history, smoking, lifestyle, diet, weight and even race. The American Diabetes Association has created a way for people to test their risk for diabetes, and provides tips on how to lower risks if these exist. Take a moment to take the test and become informed of changes you can make to improve your health.