Today is Alert Day and the American Diabetes Association is asking you to set aside just one minute to "take the test!"  It's the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test.

American Diabetes Association

According to the ADA, more than 600,000 Kentuckians are living with diabetes and someone is newly diagnosed in the Commonwealth every 23 seconds.  So, to commemorate Alert Day (March 28th, 2017), we are encouraging all WBKR listeners to take the test!  This simple test will let you know if you're at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes.

You can access the test by CLICKING HERE!  By clicking, you can determine your risk score now.

I can tell you . . . I have family members of have died from diabetes complications and I had a dear childhood friend who was diagnosed when we were in middle school.  This disease has serious health implications and detection and diagnosis are key.  So, please!  Take the test today.

Founded in 1940, the American Diabetic Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease.

For more information, please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit