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Modern Lifestyle Diseases: Awareness and Prevention


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Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

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Level 3

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  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 1: Factors that Affect Human Health
    Course Topic: Individual Lifestyle Factors
    Comment: The factors such as malfunctioning of the body parts, hormonal imbalances, malfunctioning of immune system and genetic disorders, which exist within the human body, are called Intrinsic Factors. The disease caused by intrinsic factors is called organic diseases or metabolic diseases. Some examples of diseases caused by extrinsic factors are: Heart attack, Kidney failure, Cataract, Diabetes etc. 2013-01-22 05:01:19
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 1: Factors that Affect Human Health
    Course Topic: Factors that Affect Health
    Comment: The social groups to which people belong are the family, the kinship and caste, religion, village, town or city and the state. Pertaining to health, people in the upper racial hierarchy enjoy better physical facilities than those in the lower rungs of society. 2013-01-22 05:01:36
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 1: Factors that Affect Human Health
    Course Topic: Factors that Affect Health
    Comment: There are several factors which directly or indirectly affect the health. Among these social, cultural, and envi­ronmental factors play dominant role for determining the individual and group health. 2013-01-22 05:01:01
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 2: Diabetes
    Course Topic: Classification of Diabetes
    Comment: In a little over a decade from now, chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cancer and AIDS would account for over 65 per cent of deaths in India compared to 53 per cent in 2005. By 2020, chronic diseases are expected to claim 7.63 million lives in India, compared to 3.78 million in 1990. 2013-01-22 05:01:20
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 2: Diabetes
    Course Topic: Insulin and Glucagon
    Comment: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that more than 270 million people are susceptible of falling victim to diseases linked to unhealthy lifestyles. Most of these people are thought to come from China, India, Pakistan and Indonesia. China and India are the emerging economic superpowers. 2013-01-22 05:01:00
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 2: Diabetes
    Course Topic: The Role of Glucose
    Comment: Reduction in physical activity and exercise has also added to the scenario. Substance abuse, especially tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking may also increase the risk of certain diseases later in the life. But unlikely other diseases, lifestyle diseases can be barred, as its influence can be weakened by changing our lifestyles, improving diet and making the environment healthier. 2013-01-22 04:01:02
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 2: Diabetes
    Course Topic: The Role of Glucose
    Comment: These diseases are widespread, as countries become industrialised and people live longer. The way these begin is dangerous. It takes years to develop and then becomes so much a part of our lives that it cannot be easily cured even with allopathic medicines. The fact that our diet is changing day by day, from high nutritional food, we move towards junk food, has contributed to the era of lifestyle diseases. 2013-01-22 04:01:23
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 3: Obesity
    Course Topic: Obesity - Case Study
    Comment: Using substances such as alcohol or other drugs to get through the day is commonplace and a well-recognised problem. But a host of modern addictions are emerging that reflect the changing ways we live, and the increasing importance we put on certain more modern activities. 2013-01-22 04:01:52
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 3: Obesity
    Course Topic: Balanced Energy Intake
    Comment: The Lifestyle diseases are a result of the way we lead our lives. These are also named as diseases of longevity or diseases of civilization. Lifestyle diseases are the result of an ill-relationship of people with their environment. 2013-01-22 04:01:42
  • Dr Izharul Hasan India Course Module: Module 4: Cardiovascular Diseases
    Course Topic: Long-term Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
    Comment: The accelerated pace of modern life, time and space concept, the concept of increased competition, increased child and retired workers, life in the stimulation of increased tension, psychological factors and emotional response has become an important virulence factor, causing a number of psychological and emotional reactivity disease 2013-01-22 04:01:46
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Modern Lifestyle Diseases: Awareness and Prevention

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