Endocrine Health

Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Endocrine System Health
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Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Endocrine System Health
Complete the table on the following page. Choose 2 diseases or disorders to complete the table. Be sure to properly cite references and sources for any information or facts used.
A general example has been provided for you.
Example:
Disease or Disorder
Treatment Modalities
Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease
Epidemiological Statistics
Available Consumer Resources
(e.g., financing, information, support)
Impact on Society
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
· Prevention (education, exposure avoidance)
· Antiretroviral treatment (required to begin directly after infection)
· Antiviral medications sometimes slow disease progression but cannot cure it once contracted.
· AIDS is a disease that only affects the LGBT community (myth).
· Contracting HIV is an automatic death sentence (myth).
· HIV/AIDS is currently incurable (fact).
· Education and proper preventive measures are crucial in fighting this disease.
· Worldwide, 2.5 million new cases reported in 2011 (CDC)
· 635,000 individuals with AIDS have died in the United States to date (CDC).
· An estimated 1.1 million people in U.S. were living with AIDS in 2009 (CDC).
· Websites:
www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html
www.aidshealth.org
www.aids.gov
· Funding for prevention and research from the government and private sector
· Educational programs, UNICEF
· Considered a worldwide epidemic (Shi, 2014)
· In 2012, the U.S. government spent more than $20 billion on HIV/AIDS programs and research.
· Has an impact on social lives and sexual practices of all citizens in a given society in one way or another.
References
Shi, L. (2014). Introduction to Health Policy. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Washington, D.C.: AUPHA Press. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Retrieved from www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html
Complete the table below for 2 diseases that you have chosen that affects the endocrine system. In each box, you are required to list 3 to 5 bulleted statements regarding the heading of that box.
Cite your sources using APA format.
This section is due in Week Four.
Chosen Endocrine Disease or Disorder
Treatment Modalities
Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease
Epidemiological Statistics
Available Consumer Resources
(e.g., financing, information, support)
Impact on Society
List chosen disease here
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References
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