Preventive Medicine in Society

Preventive Medicine in American Society: The Impact of Preventive-Medicine Based Healthcare for the Individual, Community and Nation
Chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus type 2 and metabolic syndrome, will be responsible for 5 deaths globally for every 2 deaths caused by infectious disease by the year 2020. The incidents of chronic stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia and fatigue among the general population are widespread. These causes of mortality and morbidity are related to lifestyle factors including diet and activity, as well as to environmental and social factors.
In this class students will gain an understanding of the basic biology & pathophysiology of common diseases. Preventive medicine strategies will be evaluated and applied to individual, community and national models.
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INTD 1199

All Sections in Winter 2019

Winter 2019

INTD1199A-W19 Lecture (Perchemlides)