Self Assesment 18
College: Second year
Which of the following is known to speed up the passage of substances through the large intestine, thereby decreasing exposure time to carcinogens?
What should be the next course of action for a person who was unsuccessful in lowering ldl or blood pressure by lifestyle changes?
Naturally occurring salicylates in curry,paprika, and certain teas provide the same protective effects as low dose...
In the otherwise stable person w/type 1 diabetes, a potential problem associated with physical activity is
What is the appropriate method of assessing blood lipids to ensure reliable results?
Dietary guidelines believed to help protect against cancer include all of the following EXCEPT
Kimmy is a curious 4-month old baby who is just learning how to crawl. On Monday she came across some large dust particles nderneath the couch, which cused her to sneeze & develop a runny nose & a cough. Two weeks later she came across more dust sfrom remember how to respond to this dust again?
Beverly is a 48 yr old woman with a strong family history of athersclerosis. She eats a diet high in fat, smokes & doesn't excercise much because she typically works 12hr days. Beverly visits her doctor because she has reently been having chest pains. Her doctor suspects she is at risk for a heart attack. Which of the following would be the most definitvie predictor of this suspicion?
Conventional medicine & alternative medical therapies are commonly linked together into a practice called
Your aunt Crystal asks you to recommend a diet that will help lower her blood pressure. she is willing to try just about anything. Which of the follwing choices would be most effective in lowering Crystals blood pressure?
Which of the follwing statements represents current thought regarding the development of cancer?
For which of the follwing the chronic diseases are DIETARY risk factors least involved in its development?
Which of the follwing is a feature of the DASH diet?
Which of the followingmay be classified as a risk factor for coronary heart disease?
A complication of diabetes is blurry vision, which results from swelling of the lenses of the eye caused by conversion of excess glucose to
In a person w/a BMI of 50, what MINIMUM number of pounds must be lost to obtain a measurable improvement in glucose, blood lipids, and blood pressure?
Which of the following is a characteristic of factors associated with hypertension?
Strategies to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease in people who drink include limiting daily alcohol intake to
All of the follwing are associations between smoking & coronary heart disease EXCEPT