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This purpose of this study if to examine the association of perceived risk of prediabetes and diabetes with leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and weight loss, and to determine whether the association of risk perception with LTPA and weight loss varies by race/ethnicity. Findings highlight the role of perceived risk for prediabetes and diabetes in LTPA and weight loss, with findings varying by race/ethnicity. Awareness of prediabetes and diabetes risk could contribute to efforts aimed at improving LTPA and weight loss.