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A fever is a
a) Sign of a disease b) Symptom of a disease c) disease d) Risk factor for a disease
The risk factors of age, gender, and race are
a) Not important for most diseases b) Not under your control c) Under your control d) Choices you make
Obesity is
a) A risk factor for many dieases b) Weighing at least 20 percent mor than your recommended weight c) A health problem d) All of the above
An example of a noninfectious disease is
a) A cold b) Asthma c) The flu d) All of the above
Noninfectious disease can be caused by
a) Injury b) Poor nutrition c) Lifestyle choices d) All of the above
What causes hereditary diseases?
a) Changes in the structure of genes or chromosomes b) Infection c) Malnutrition d) None of the above
Early detection and treatment of hereditary disease
a) Can allow the disease to be cured b) Is not possible in most cases c) Is not useful d) Can help reduce symptoms of some hereditary diseases
PKU can be treated with
a) Antibiotics b) A low-protein diet c) Breathing treatments d) None of the above
What is a symptom of cystic fibrosis
a) Breathing problems b) Misshapen blood cells c) Learning challenges d) All of the above
Which disease is caused by having all or part of an extra chromosome 21
a) Sickle cell disease b) Cystic fibrosis c) Breast cancer d) Down syndrom
A metabolic disease
a) Prevents your body from using one or more nutrients b) Can be hereditary c) Can be caused by drugs or medication d) All of the above
Which of the following can result from an unhealthy diet
a) Malnutrition b) Improved health c) Rickets d) Bot (a) and (c)
What causes rickets
a) Too little vitamin D b) Too much vitamin D c) Too little vitamin A d) Too much vitamin A
Too much stored fat can lead to
a) PKU b) Blindness c) Obesity d) Liver disease
One cause of blindness may be
a) Too little vitamin D b) Too much vitamin D c) Too little vitamin A d) Too much vitamin A
What causes allergies
a) Automobile and bicycle accidents b) Injury to the brain c) Malnutrition and chocolate d) Overreaction of the immune system to something usually harmless
Most allergies and autoimmune diseases
a) Cannot be prevented b) Can be treated with medicine c) Are at least partially caused by genetic factors d) All of the above
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