Week 8 Assignment SCI162 - sure you keep a healthy diet and...

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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? Knowing your family history is important because it helps explain any health issues or complications that may happen. 2. Does knowing your family history make you more aware of personal risk factors? Yes if you know that your Grandmother or Mother is Diabetic it will caution you to make
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Unformatted text preview: sure you keep a healthy diet and exercise regimen. These aides in reducing the risk of becoming Diabetic. 3. How might being aware of your medical family history help you? I have always been aware of my maternal Grandmother, my Mother, and Father illnesses. My maternal Grandmother had Diabetes and my Mom had heart disease. My father is hypertensive. Knowing all of these diseases alerts me to being very careful of SCI/162 how I maintain my health. I try to keep a healthy lifestyle and not involve anything that will make me at risk to retrieving one of these diseases. SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course EDUCATION 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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