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Risk Factors for Chronic Disease

Facts Chronic diseases are the major cause of death and disability worldwide. Chronic diseases will take the lives of over 35 million people in 2005, including many young people and…

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are above normal. Much of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to…

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis is a major cause of disability in older women. A bone-weakening disorder, osteoporosis often results in fractures in the hip and spine, which can severely impair your mobility and…

Exercising with HIV/Aids

Regular, moderate exercise has many of the same advantages for people with HIV disease as it does for most people. Exercise can: • Improve muscle mass, strength and endurance •…

Basic Injury Assessment

1. Determine Site of Injury E.g. Shoulder, Knee 2. Determine Tissue that has been Injured a. Bone = High pain levels, discoloration, swelling and inability to weight-bear. Deformity may or…