2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HWP 455 - Pathophysiology of Chronic Conditions and Illnesses

The study of chronic conditions and illnesses that could be improved or prevented through appropriate lifestyle choices. Topics include cardiovascular disease, the metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, respiratory illnesses, obesity, osteoporosis, depression, stress and anxiety. Emphasis is placed on theories of etiology, current assessment, evidence-based treatment protocols, and health prevention initiatives.  This course includes evaluation of research and efficacy of treatment strategies. Prerequisites: HWP 294 or BIOL 338; STAT 185. Fall and Spring.