Unformatted text preview: Box 3.2 1. The disease occurs most commonly in children from six to eighteen months of age in all the overpopulated city slums of the world. A. True 2. What is Marasmus disease? A: This disease basically causes you to waste away. It is caused by almost total deprivation of food. People with Marasmus disease cannot obtain the energy necessary to maintain their body systems and to allow them to grow properly....
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- Spring '08
- Poverty, Lactation, Marasmus disease, overpopulated city slums