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Unformatted text preview: Health Science Study Guide for Midterm # 2 Read the chapters and your Powerpoint slides to study for this exam. Below are questions which highlight material. Read for understanding not just memorization. Email me if you have any questions . Weight Management ( Read chapter, view slides) What are the Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease?What is NMR? What is Body Mass Index or BMI? What does this tell us? How can it be determined? Compare and contrast Diabetes type 1 with Diabetes type II. Can Type II Diabetes be prevented by weight control? Why? What is Leptin? Ghrelin? What role do these hormones seem to play in weight control? What are some commonsense methods to control your weight via healthy eating? Cancer Basics ( Read chapter for overall and then view slides) Lots of definitions for this part of exam. What is the difference between a benign tumor and a cancerous or malignant tumor? What is a tumor? What is apoptosis? Why would the body have such a process?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course HES 1 taught by Professor Dianeolin during the Fall '11 term at Riverside Community College.
- Fall '11