Non-Communicable Diseases       8th Grade Health
Objectives• Students will distinguish between non-  communicable and communicable diseases• Identify risk factors of non-c...
What is the difference?Non-Communicable VS Communicable
Give examples• Non-Communicable   Communicable
Definition of Non-     Communicable Diseases• A Noncommunicable Disease is a disease  that is not spread through contact.
Degenerative Diseases• Degenerative Diseases  – Cause further breakdown, or degeneration in    body cells and tissues as t...
Chronic Diseases• Chronic Diseases  – Are present either continuously or off and on    over a long period of time  – May d...
Diseases Present At Birth• Birth Defect- disorders of the developing and newborn  baby, causes unknown              In 3 o...
Diseases Present a Birth– Genetic Disorder- one in which the body does not  develop or function normally because of an inh...
Diseases Caused by the          Environment– Many diseases are caused by hazards in the  environment– Examples of harmful ...
Risk Factors• Risk Factors are certain characteristics that increase a  person’s chances of developing the disease.  Contr...
Sedentary Lifestyle• Give examples of sedentary behaviors
Risk Factors
Examples of Non-Communicable           Diseases•   Diabetes      Asthma               Anorexia•   Parkinson’s   Allergies ...
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8th grade ncommunicable diseases

  1. 1. Non-Communicable Diseases 8th Grade Health
  2. 2. Objectives• Students will distinguish between non- communicable and communicable diseases• Identify risk factors of non-communicable diseases which are controllable and those which cannot be controlled.
  3. 3. What is the difference?Non-Communicable VS Communicable
  4. 4. Give examples• Non-Communicable Communicable
  5. 5. Definition of Non- Communicable Diseases• A Noncommunicable Disease is a disease that is not spread through contact.
  6. 6. Degenerative Diseases• Degenerative Diseases – Cause further breakdown, or degeneration in body cells and tissues as they progressExamples- Alzheimers Disease Parkinson’s Disease
  7. 7. Chronic Diseases• Chronic Diseases – Are present either continuously or off and on over a long period of time – May develop as a result of a person’s lifestyle behaviors or substances in a person’s environment – Examples- Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer
  8. 8. Diseases Present At Birth• Birth Defect- disorders of the developing and newborn baby, causes unknown In 3 out of every 100 Births a birth defect occurs.
  9. 9. Diseases Present a Birth– Genetic Disorder- one in which the body does not develop or function normally because of an inherited problem
  10. 10. Diseases Caused by the Environment– Many diseases are caused by hazards in the environment– Examples of harmful substances that may be present in the environment: Fumes for chemicals, second hand smoke, radon, asbestos, cold air, dirty living conditions
  11. 11. Risk Factors• Risk Factors are certain characteristics that increase a person’s chances of developing the disease. Controllable UncontrollableFood Choices AgeDrug Choices GenderExercise HeredityObesity RaceSedentary Life Style
  12. 12. Sedentary Lifestyle• Give examples of sedentary behaviors
  13. 13. Risk Factors
  14. 14. Examples of Non-Communicable Diseases• Diabetes Asthma Anorexia• Parkinson’s Allergies Bulimia• Down’s Syndrome Autism Sickle Cell• Cancer Arthritis Skin Cancer• Heart Disease Cerebral Palsy Breast Cancer• Epilepsy Cystic Fibrosis• Tourrettes Multiple Sclerosis
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