Welcome: Lifestyle Disease: So what?
Description: Currently, over 75% of the $2.8 trillion in health care costs are due to lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and type II diabetes. These diseases can be prevented by making simple lifestyle changes in our diets, stress and physical activity levels. Follow this quest to understand the details of these diseases and the importance of our lifestyle choices for today and the future.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: Health / PE
Keywords: Diabetes, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, risk factors, hypertension, Prevention,cancer treatment, cost, warning signs
Author(s): Terri Lahr