sci162 medical family tree wk 8 day 7

sci162 medical family tree wk 8 day 7 - -I do not have any...

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Axia College Material Appendix H Family Medical Tree To create a medical family tree, copy and paste the following address into a web browser: https://familyhistory.hhs.gov/fhh-web/home.action. Next, click on the Create a Family History button to complete the medical family tree by entering your information into the boxes. After creating your medical family tree, answer the following questions: 1. Why is it important to know your family medical history? -Some diseases are hereditary and it is good to know what diseases and conditions are in your family so you will know what you are at risk of getting in the future. 2. Does knowing your family history make you more aware of personal risk factors?
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Unformatted text preview: -I do not have any diseases or conditions in my family that I know of except for diabetes. It does make me aware because my grandfather has diabetes and I might get it in the future as well. 3. How might being aware of your medical family history help you?-Knowing your family medical history will help you be aware and protective of your body and eat healthy to prevent from getting the same diseases or conditions. Sometimes eating healthy is not enough and you have to exercise or consult your doctor for other ways of preventing it. SCI/162 SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course SCI 162 taught by Professor Ebonywardlaw during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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