Author: Namratha Vadlamudi, Biomedical Engineering, University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, USA
This paper aims to review risk factors of diabetes mellitus like weight, inactivity, family history, race, dietary
and environmental factors and to study the relationship between diabetes and its types. A comprehensive
literature review on risk factors of diabetes mellitus like weight, inactivity, family history, race, dietary and
environmental factors. They indicate an increased risk to type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes and
gestational diabetes. The model highlights various types of diabetes that are triggered by the risk factors.
The empirical data are limited to various studies related to different diseases which are results of diabetes
and various conditions which lead to diabetes. The suggested model is particularly useful for individuals to
better understand the diabetes mellitus and its different types to get an idea of the preventive measures and
risk factors the paper shows how diabetes mellitus and how its various types can be used by individuals to
promote awareness of this chronic disease.