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Lifestyle Diseases Ch.14 –

Lifestyle and Lifestyle Diseases Lifestyle Leads To Diseases – Lifestyle Diseases are determined based on a person’s habits, behaviors, and practices. It depends on how good you take care of your body as to whether or not you acquire certain diseases.

- Make

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healthy food choices - Exercise Regularly Cardiovascular Diseases

- Level of physical activity

There are some people who die from Cardiovascular Disease while others may never have any problems with it. Some of that may be due to the genetic differences. It also is determined based on how long you take part in activities or acquire traits such as smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, or diabetes.

- Smoking/alcohol abuse

4 Types of Cardiovascular Disease –

3 Controllable Risk Factors – - Body Weight

3 Uncontrollable Risk Factors –

- Stroke

- Age

- High Blood Pressure

- Gender

- Heart Attack

- Heredity

- Atherosclerosis

2 Ways to Lower Risk for Lifestyle Disease –

2 Ways to Detect the Disease – - Ultrasound - Blood Pressure

2 Ways to Treat the Disease –

3 Ways to Detect Cancer –

- Diet & Exercise

- X-Rays

- Medicine

- MRI scans

4 Things To Lower Risk – - Don’t smoke

- Ultrasound 3 Ways to Treat Cancer –

- Get moving

- Surgery

- Relax

- Radiotherapy

- Keep Good Weight

- Chemotherapy

Cancer Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells. Normally, cells are created to replace those that die and to allow for growth. When cancer is present, cells reproduce at an unchecked rate. 3 Causes of Cancer – - Dangerous Chemicals - Heredity - Lifestyle 4 Types of Cancer – - Breast Cancer - Lung Cancer - Bladder Cancer

5 Ways to Lower Risks for Cancer – - Don’t Smoke - Eat Fruits & Vegetables - Limit fat in Diet - Physically active - Maintain healthy weight

Living With Diabetes Insulin is a natural hormone which controls the level of the sugar glucose in the blood. Insulin allows cells to use glucose for energy. Cells cannot utilize glucose without insulin.

Type 1 Diabetes – An infection or some other trigger causes the body to mistakenly attack the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. This kind of disorder can be passed down through families. Type 2 Diabetes – When you have type 2 diabetes, your fat, liver, and muscle cells do not respond correctly to insulin. Because of that, blood sugar does not get into these cells to be stored for energy. 2 Ways to Detect – - FPG (Fasting Plasma Glucose) Test - OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) 2 Way to Treat – - Check blood regularly - Take medicines 2 Ways to Prevent – - Eat healthy - Exercise



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Ch 14 - Lifestyle Diseases