DNA test kit will assess risk of developing type 2 diabetes

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(WILX) - You'll soon be able to assess your risk for developing type 2 diabetes at home.

23andMe has announced its personal DNA test kit will include data on a user's genetic risk for diabetes.

DNA won't give the whole picture, because lifestyle factors also play a big role in type 2 diabetes. But, outside experts say it could prompt patients to see a doctor if they realize they're at risk.

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, but many remain undiagnosed.