Ch 15: Understanding Diabetes & Genetic Disorders

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to support your learning about diabetes and many types of genetic disorders. You might use this material as study guides or reference tools that will help you prepare for exams, clarify any topics you might be having difficulty with or increase your knowledge for class discussions.

Understanding Diabetes & Genetic Disorders - Chapter Summary

Many health courses address the basics of common health disorders, including genetic disorders and conditions resulting from autoimmune diseases. This chapter will guide you through all you will need to know about types 1 and 2 diabetes and various genetic disorders. The lessons are presented in short, engaging videos and allow you to take self-assessment quizzes so you can determine if you have mastered the material or need further review. Once you have completed this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Identify the risk factors associated with both types of diabetes
  • Provide descriptions of various kinds of genetic disorders
  • Discuss specific types of genetic disorder, such as cancer and Down Syndrome

Chapter Practice Exam
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