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Section 2: Cardiovascular Diseases Smoking and being overweight can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease Types of Cardiovascular Disease •

Section 1:Lifestyles and Lifestyle Diseases •

Strokes are sudden attacks of weakness or paralysis that occur when a blood vessel bursts in the brain Blood Pressure is the force that blood exerts against the inside walls of a blood vessel Heart Attack is a sudden loss of blood flow to the heart muscle Atherosclerosis fatty materials buildup on the inside walls of the arteries

Personal lifestyle habits ,behaviors ,and practices largely determine whether the person develops a lifestyle disease

Chapter 14 Lifestyle Diseases

Controllable Risk Factors •

Your diet and body weight

Daily levels of activity

Smoking and alcohol abuse

Ways to Detect Cardiovascular Diseases • •

Checking your Blood Pressure Angiography

Ways to Treat Cardiovascular Diseases • •

Medicines Surgery

Prevent Cardiovascular Disease • • • •

Don’t Smoke Keep you weight near recommended levels Exercise Relax

Uncontrollable Risk Factors •



Heredity I will exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet to lower my risk of getting a lifestyle disease

Valerie Zuniga Feb.28,2013 2nd period



I have abided by the HFA honor code in completing this assignment

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Section 3: Cancer What is Cancer? •

Cancer is a disease caused by uncontrolled cell growth

What causes Cancer? •

Chemicals found in tobacco smoke


Types of Cancer Breast Cancer is cancer of the tissue of the breast Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate, a part of the male reproductive system Respiratory Cancer is cancer of the respiratory organs Colon cancer is cancer of the colon, an organ found in the digestive system

Detecting Cancer •

Self exams



Section 4: Living with Diabetes Insulin is a hormone that causes cells to remove glucose from the bloodstream (Insulin is injected daily to people with type 1 diabetes because they can’t produce it)

Compare Type 1 & 2 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes can’t produce Insulin while Type 2 cells don’t respond to Insulin Detect Type 1 & 2 Diabetes •

Ask doctor if you have the symptoms for either type diabetes

You doctor will preform lab tests to determine if you have diabetes

Treating Cancer •



Radiation therapy

Preventing Cancer

Treat Type 1 Diabetes •

Take several doses of insulin daily

Don’t Smoke

Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Stay Active and Maintain a Healthy Body Weight

Get Regular Medical Checkups

• Diet and exercise Prevent Diabetes

Eat your Veggies Cut the Fat

Maintain Healthy Weight

Safeguard your Skin

Reduce the Stress in your Life

Lifestyle Diseases  

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