1. Choose a disease of your choice which relates to one or more of the body syst

1. Choose a disease of your choice which relates to one or more of the body systems we cover in this course. <
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2. Research your chosen disease using well respected sources such as: medical studies, research journals, college websites, etc…Please do not use your book, lecture notes, Britannica, or Wikipedia for this assignment. <
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3. Write an initial discussion in D2l under “discussions.” Your discussion should include:<
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A general introduction to the disease. What is it? Which major body systems does it effect?<
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The signs and symptoms of your disease.<
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The population most affected by your disease. (sex, age, geographical area, etc…)<
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Common treatments for the disease.<
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Known causes of the disease.<
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New medical developments being used/researched. (please use a current source for this information such as a study conducted in 2018-2020) For example, this may be a new treatment or diagnostic tool. <
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What you found most interesting in your research of this disease.<
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Any personal experience with the disease that you are willing to share. (you do not need to do this, it is optional, only if you are comfortable sharing your experience)<
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At least two reputable sources where you found your information. (These should not include your textbook, Wikipedia, or Britannica)<
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Include a picture, graph, or other image pertaining to your chosen disease. This is a great way to help your classmates gain a better understanding of your disease. <
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