Lifestyle Diseases: Definition & Types


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What are lifestyle diseases?

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1. What is addiction?

2. Which of the following are controllable risk factors for type 2 diabetes

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lifestyle diseases affect many people, and the questions in this quiz will help you see how well you understand what lifestyle diseases are, different types of lifestyle diseases and how they develop in humans.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of lifestyle disease
  • Addiction
  • Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Causes of atherosclerosis
  • Your ability to identify a lifestyle disease

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a lifestyle disease is
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about addiction in a different light
  • Making connections - use your understanding of lifestyle diseases to identify causes of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis

Additional Learning

Continue studying lifestyle diseases by reviewing the lesson connected with this quiz, which is called Lifestyle Diseases: Definition & Types. You'll explore:

  • Various types of lifestyle diseases and how they affect the body
  • How genetics play a role in the development of lifestyle diseases
  • Controllable and uncontrollable risk factors