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27 February 2013 Volume 2, Issue 1

Lifestyle Diseases A. Datum Corporation (708) 555-0101

Lifestyle and Lifestyle Diseases Your lifestyle can lead to diseases by you having unhealthy habits that lead to lifestyle disease.

help you to reduce your risk of lifestyle diseases are exercising and wearing sunscreen.

Three controllable factors are your personal your diet and body weight, your daily levels of physical activity, and your level of sun exposure. Three uncontrollable factors are your age, gender, and genes. Two actions that

Cardiovascular Diseases One’s lifestyle can contribute to cardiovascular disease by their heredity, smoking, being overweight, having high blood pressure, having high blood cholesterol, and having diabetes. Four types of cardiovascular disease are strokes (When a blood vessel in the brain bursts or is blocked), high blood pressure, heart attack (the sudden loss of blood flow to the heart), and atherosclerosis (buildup of fatty material in the walls

of the arteries). Two ways to detect cardiovascular disease are electrocardiograms and ultrasounds. Two ways of treating heart disease are surgery and angioplasty. Four things you can do to prevent cardiovascular disease are not smoking, exercising, relaxing, and having your blood pressure checked regularly.

Cancer Cancer is a disease caused by uncontrolled cell growth. Three causes of cancer are radioactivity, asbestos, and HPV (human papilloma virus). Four types of cancer are breast cancer (cancer of the breast, it is more common in women), prostate cancer (cancer of the prostate, part of the male reproductive

system), respiratory cancer (cancer of the lungs, larynx and/or bronchus; most forms linked to tobacco), and colon cancer (cancer of the colon, an organ in the digestive system). Three ways to detect cancer are biopsy, X rays, and MRIs. Three ways to treat cancer are Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

Living with Diabetes In diabetes, the body does not produce enough insulin or does not respond to insulin. So, it has to be injected into the person. Type 1 diabetes is the body’s inability to produce insulin, whereas, type 2 diabetes is the body’s inability to respond to diabetes. Two ways to detect diabetes are

urinalysis and glucose tolerance tests. To treat type one diabetes, you change your diet and take insulin. To treat type 2 diabetes, diet, exercise, and occasional insulin are prescribed. Two ways you can prevent type 2 diabetes isavoiding tobacco products and reducing the amount of stress I your life.

Five things you can do to lower your risk of cancer are don’t smoke, limit sun exposure, eat a healthy diet, stay active, and get regular medical checkups.

Chapter 14 Newsletter-Robert Saskowski  

Robert Saskowski's Chapter 14 newsletter

Chapter 14 Newsletter-Robert Saskowski  

Robert Saskowski's Chapter 14 newsletter