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Percentage of the Population With Diabetes

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Percentage of the Population With Diabetes


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In this TV411 activity, students are introduced to aspects of diabetes. The video clip in this activity explores how to tally the amount of carbohydrates one consumes each day. Students then learn to calculate the percentages of people who have diabetes.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.5) Research family medical history and how it impacts personal health now and in the future.

a. Discuss hereditary diseases that impact personal health and wellness.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.4) Explain how school and public health policies can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

Examples: vending machine selections, vaccination requirements, wellness check-ups

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.5) Analyze family history to determine the effects of health conditions that may be chronic or acute diseases.

Examples: diabetes, high-cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer, mental health issues

Tags: carbohydrates, diabetes, disease, health
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Author: Michelle Frye