(Solution Document) Coronary Heart Disease (CHD): Is one of the 50 diseases that affects the heart and blood vessels that is under the umbrella term "Cardiovascular...


1.Coronary Heart Disease (CHD):

A. Is one of the 50 diseases that affects the heart and blood vessels that is under the umbrella term "Cardiovascular Disease"

B. Occurs when the vessels in the brain become inelastic due to atherosclerosis

C. Is the third leading cause of death in America

D. Has seen an increase in the death rate by 26% since 1995.


3.Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for the development or progression of coronary heart disease?

A.Blood pressure of 120/80

B.62 year old male

C.HDL of 35

D.Current habit of cigarette smoking


4.According to the NCEP Expert Panel, elevated circulating lipoprotein concentrations of ___________ have a strong causal relationship to the incidence and mortality from CHD.

A. HDL

B. LDL

C. VLDL

D.Chylomicrons


5.The term "hyperlipidemia" means:

A. The individual consumes excessive amounts of saturated fats

B. The individual has elevated biomarkers of lipid metabolism: total cholesterol, LDL-C, and Triacylglycerols

C. The individual has elevated circulating HDL-C

D. All of the above are correct


14.Cardiovascular disease risk is reduced when _   is high and _  ___ is low.

 







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