NON Communicable Disease

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  • Created on: 22-04-18 08:45
What is one type of non-communicable disease?
Genetic disorder-(genetic disease) caused by faulty alleles of gene Genetic disorder can be passed on to offspring but not other person
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What is another reason why non-communicable disease may occur?
As a result of poor diet or malnutrition
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What is malnutrition?
occurs when you get too little or to much of a particular nutrients from your food
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what does lack of a certain nutrient cause?
A specific deficiency disease
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What nutrient is lacking if someone has Kwashiorkor?
Protein
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What are the symptoms?
Enlarged belly, small muscle failure to grow properly
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What are some sources for this nutrient?
Meat, fish, Dairy eggs and pulses
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What nutrient is lacking if someone has Scurvy?
Vitamen C
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What are the symptoms?
Swelling and bleeding gums, Muscle and joint pain, tiredness
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What are some sources for this nutrient?
Citrus fruits, and vegetables
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What nutrient is lacking if someone has Rickets or osteomalacia?
Vitamin D/Calcium
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What are the symptoms?
Soft bones, curved leg bones
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What are some sources for this nutrient?
Vitamin D:oily fish Calcium:Dairy products
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What nutrient is lacking if someone has Anaemia?
Iron
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What are the symptoms?
Red blood cells that are smaller that normal and in reduced numbers
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What are some sources for this nutrient?
Red meat,dark green leafy vegetables,egg yolks
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What else are non-Communicable disease are caused by?
Our lifeqstyle
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Why is ethanol referred to as a drug?
Because it changes the way the body works
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Where is ethanol found?
Alcoholic drinks
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What is ethanol broken down by?
Livers
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What is happens when a large amount of ethanol is taken in over a long period of time?
It can lead to liver cancer including CIRROHOSIS
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What is wrong with a cirrhotic liver?
Does not function properly and can result in death
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