Cardiovascular disease risk assessment

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For this week's assignment, you will be calculating your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Your risk assessment results will be the topic/content for this module's discussion. Please complete this assignment first. Copy the template below into a word document to ensure that you respond to all the questions.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment

Complete the Mayo Clinic Heart Disease Risk Calculator (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

1. What is your heart disease risk based on the Mayo Clinic calculator? ___ 30-year risk score (%)

2. What factors drove your score up or down?

3. Were you surprised by the results? Why or why not?

4. What specific recommendations did the website provide regarding how to lower your risk?

Diabetes Risk Assessment

Complete the Diabetes Risk Test (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. - American Diabetes Association

1. What is your Diabetes Risk score? _____

2. What category of risk did you fall into?

3. Were you surprised by the results? Why or why not?

4. What factors did you identify that gave you a higher risk score?

5. What specific things can you do to reduce your risk?

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