sci162r3_Appendix_H[1] week 8 assignment

sci162r3_Appendix_H[1] week 8 assignment - I have known my...

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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? It important because you want to know what kinds of diseases your family has. When you get sick you will know what types of problems run through your family it makes it easier for your Doctor to diagnose your illness. Depending on what types of disorders you can chose to start a family or not. Knowing your history make you more aware of your health and finding ways to prevent certain things from taking your life. 2. Does knowing your family history make you more aware of personal risk factors?
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Unformatted text preview: I have known my family history for a very long time. I remember my Mother telling me these things at a very young age. I think her for this. I do have some risk factors mainly due to high blood pressure. Blood pressure stays on my mind daily, I do things to help prevent it. Had I not known what risk factors I faced who knows if I would be as healthy as I am today. 3. How might being aware of your medical family history help you? Knowing about my family history is something that stays on my mind especially when my children get sick. I know that knowing the types of problems/illness that run in my family could SCI/162 save the life of one of my babies. It is important for all people to have knowledge on their family history, with they might safe a life of a loved one. SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ECONOMICS ECO taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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sci162r3_Appendix_H[1] week 8 assignment - I have known my...

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