The statistics on Diabetes mellitus in the Philippines continues to be unfavorable to the general population because of the continues rise in the number of Filipinos developing diabetes every year which adds to the number of people who cannot enjoy life and are becoming less productive due to this disease. The utilized the descriptive-normative cross-sectional survey method. Its samples consisted of diabetic persons identified within the locality of Palompon, Leyte Philippines. The data were statistically treated using simple percentage, Pearson product-Moment of correlation and t-test at α = 0.05 two-tailed. Hence, few national-level researches on diabetes are available and lack of researches have conducted with in the region. Thus, the objective of this study is to provide locally risk assessment in Palompon, Leyte attributable to diabetes. The findings of the study could also shed light on the understanding about diabetes and implementation towards health education program in Palompon, Leyte Philippines.