Obesity Paper and Presentation (50 points)

 

This assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of obesity and its related diseases and disorders. Instructions: As a group, choose an obesity-related disease/disorder from the list below. Research your topic and write a 3-page group paper (pdf format, 1” margins, 12-point type font, double-spaced, essay format, references cited [APA format, separate page], list all student names in group in upper right-hand side of paper) addressing the following:

– Explain obesity (10 points)

– What is it?

– What are the causes for obesity?

– Who does it affect?

– How many people does it affect?

– Why is it a problem for people to be overweight/obese?

– Explain your selected disease/disorder (20 points)

– What is it?

– How is it related to being overweight/obese?

– Why is it a problem for people to have this issue?

– What treatment is available, if any.

 

As a group, you will be asked to present your findings of your selected disease/disorder with the class. (20 points) You will have 10-15 minutes to present. Everyone needs to speak. Visuals, such as PowerPoint, Prezi, videos, and/or posters, are required. If you choose to use a video, it needs to be used with another visual, ie PowerPoint. It can’t be the only visual your group uses. 

Coronary heart disease 

Type 2 diabetes 

Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon) 

Hypertension (high blood pressure) 

Dyslipidemia (for example, high total cholesterol or high levels of triglycerides) 

Stroke 

Liver and Gallbladder disease 

Sleep apnea and respiratory problems 

Osteoarthritis 

Gynecological problems (abnormal menses, infertility)

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Obesity Paper and Presentation (50 points)

 

This assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of obesity and its related diseases and disorders. Instructions: As a group, choose an obesity-related disease/disorder from the list below. Research your topic and write a 3-page group paper (pdf format, 1” margins, 12-point type font, double-spaced, essay format, references cited [APA format, separate page], list all student names in group in upper right-hand side of paper) addressing the following:

– Explain obesity (10 points)

– What is it?

– What are the causes for obesity?

– Who does it affect?

– How many people does it affect?

– Why is it a problem for people to be overweight/obese?

– Explain your selected disease/disorder (20 points)

– What is it?

– How is it related to being overweight/obese?

– Why is it a problem for people to have this issue?

– What treatment is available, if any.

 

As a group, you will be asked to present your findings of your selected disease/disorder with the class. (20 points) You will have 10-15 minutes to present. Everyone needs to speak. Visuals, such as PowerPoint, Prezi, videos, and/or posters, are required. If you choose to use a video, it needs to be used with another visual, ie PowerPoint. It can’t be the only visual your group uses. 

Coronary heart disease 

Type 2 diabetes 

Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon) 

Hypertension (high blood pressure) 

Dyslipidemia (for example, high total cholesterol or high levels of triglycerides) 

Stroke 

Liver and Gallbladder disease 

Sleep apnea and respiratory problems 

Osteoarthritis 

Gynecological problems (abnormal menses, infertility)

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