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Unformatted text preview: health concerns that run in my family. Knowing that I may be at a higher risk for diabetes when I get older I can start to take preventative measures earlier in life to avoid getting diabetes when I am older. 3. How might being aware of your medical family history help you? Being aware of my family medical history can help me to take the proper preventative measures that are right for my individual health needs. Knowing that diabetes runs in my family I can look at what preventative steps I can start to take now. When you are aware that certain diseases or conditions run in your family you can prepare yourself by taking early preventative measures to reduce your risk of being diagnosed with that disease; thus improving your survival rate if you were to be diagnosed with it. Submit this CheckPoint as an attachment in your Individual Forum....
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2011 for the course SCI 164 taught by Professor Deblander during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10