Hypertension, Heart Disease, and Diabetes

Select ONLY ONE question listed below to write an essay for this week’s discussion forum.

1. Why is hypertension referred to as the “the silent killer”? Explain your response.

2. In your opinion, are we making headway in reducing the incidence rate of heart disease and cancers? Explain your answer.

3. How are type 1 and type 2 diabetes similar, and how are they clearly different conditions? What is “metabolic syndrome,” and how does it relate to type 2 diabetes mellitus?



Initial Response: Initial responses should be no less than 200 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references. Please be aware that just “cutting and pasting” sections of articles (in lieu of writing an original initial post) is not acceptable and will negatively impact your grade. APA Format