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154-165 Fair Game Study Guide

154-165 Fair Game Study Guide - Chelsea Taylor HP Fair Game...

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Chelsea Taylor HP Fair Game Study Guide 154. Translating HPDP programs for one disease (e.g., drug abuse) to another disease (e.g., obesity) : COULDN’T FIND IT. SORRY GUYS! 155. Common risk factors for drug abuse and obesity : Psychological disorders, stress, alcoholism, lack of exercise, depression, stroke, poor dietary habits. 156. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) vs. dementia : Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia (accounts for 50-60% of total cases). It is characterized by memory loss, is progressive and neurodegenerative, and death usually occurs 8-10 years after diagnosis 157. Epidemiology of AD : The prevalence of dementia is less than 1% in individuals aged 60-64, 24- 33% in individuals aged over 85, there are 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, and by 2050 this will quadruple to 104 million (1 in 85 people!) 158. Sporadic vs. familial AD : Sporadic (majority of Alzheimer's cases) is Multifactorial with genetic components, while familial forms (5-10% of total cases) are caused by genetic mutations 159. Symptoms of AD :
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