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Section 4: Living with Diabetes 

Insulin is a hormone that causes cells to remove glucose from the bloodstream.

Type 1 diabetes is when the immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells. Type 2 diabetes is when the body can produce insulin but the body’s cells fail to respond to it.

Two ways to detect diabetes are: Asking your doctor and strokes. Two ways to treat type 1: Keep blood-glucose levels safe and taking insulin doses. Two ways to treat type 2: Diet and exercise.

Ways to prevent type 2 diabetes are: Maintaining a healthy weight, avoid tobacco products, and

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reduce the stress in your life.

Mrs. Hubbard 2nd Period Lifetime Wellness 28 February, 2013





Section 1: Lifestyle and

Two ways to detect cardiovascular

Lifestyle Diseases

Cardiovascular Disease


Blood Pressure

Heart Attack


disease are: Blood pressure and

Lifestyle Diseases

ultrasound. Two ways to treat it are: Medicines and surgery.

If you do not take care of your of your body and life, you could possibly get a


Four things to lower your risk are: Not smoking, get moving, relax, and hold the salt.

Three controllable risk factors are: Body weight, levels of physical

Section 3: Cancer

activity, and smoking abuse. Three uncontrollable risk factors are: Age,

uncontrollable cell growth.

gender, and heredity.  

Three causes of cancer are: Viruses, tobacco, and asbestos.

If you make healthy food choices and exercise regularly it can prevent some

Cancer is a disease caused by

Four types of cancer are: Breast, prostate, respiratory, and colon



Section 2: Cardiovascular Diseases

Five things that can lower your risk of cancer are: Not smoking, protecting your skin, eating

If one eats too much salt it could

healthy, staying active, and getting

affect their risk of cardiovascular

regular medical checkups.

disease. 

Four types of Cardiovascular Disease are: Stroke, high blood pressure, heart attack, and atherosclerosis.

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Chapter 14: LIfestyle DIseases  

Wellness Project

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