Cholesterol A Patient Conversation Case Study

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Kaplan University School of General Education SC121: Human Anat SC121 Unit 2 Assignment Unit 2 Assignment: Cholesterol: A Patient Conversation Cholesterol homeostasis is essential to our overall health. What if you had to go to a health care provider because your cholesterol was too high? Have you ever been to a doctor’s office and had a doctor or nurse communicate with you using large, “scary” words you did not understand? Similarly, have you ever had a mechanic speak to you about the inner workings of your car’s engine using jargon you did not understand? The important issue is to return your cholesterol to normal levels and thus bring your body back into homeostasis, but what if you cannot understand what the provider is…show more content…
What is cholesterol? What are LDL and HDL? Where is cholesterol produced? What are the causes of high cholesterol? What are the treatments for reducing high cholesterol? What are the side effects of medication for treating high cholesterol? Do the benefits of lowering cholesterol outweigh the risks of taking medication? What options exist for a person to try and reduce his/her cholesterol without taking medication? How would you alleviate any fears Mr. Brown may have regarding his condition? What recommendations would you make to Mr. Brown knowing his concerns? What approach would you take to encourage him to make any necessary lifestyle changes? SC121: Human Anat Kaplan University School of General Education SC121 Unit 2 Assignment Submission Guidelines ● ● ● ● ● 3-4 pages (approximately 900–1200 words not including title page or references), double-spaced, typed, 12-point Times New Roman font. You may choose to write your paper in the format of a script (like a movie or television show) Use simple terminology and avoid jargon Use real-life analogies to explain the issues Provide references in APA format as

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