Topic 4 DQ 2 For the middle-aged adult, exercise can reduce the risk of various health problems. Choose two at-risk health issues that regular physical exercise and activity can help prevent and manage. Discuss the prevalence of each of these health problems in society today. Describe measures that you would take as a nurse to assist clients with health promotion measures to incorporate exercise and physical activity into their lives. Include the kind of activities you would recommend, the amount of exercise, and the approach you would use to gain cooperation from the client. Support your response with evidence-based literature. Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease are two health problems most often faced by middle aged Americans. More than 100 million adults are now living with diabetes or pre-diabetes in the U.S. As of 2015, 30.3 million Americans or 9.4% of the population have diabetes, while 84.1 million have pre-diabetes that could lead to diabetes within five years. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S (CDC, 2017a). Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in
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- Winter '18
- Shana Miller
- Nursing, strength training, Physical exercise, Weight training