Chronis Disease

Identify one major chronic disease that has affected an immediate family member. If you are unable, please select a specific form of cancer, cardiovascular disease or other metabolic disease to discuss.
Discuss how this disease manifests and how it affects the human body.
Discuss the risk factors for developing this disease.
Include statistics regarding its prevalence and any specific ethnic link or predisposition (ex. African Americans have higher rates of hypertension).

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