Time to demonstrate your research skills. Chapter 2 briefly discusses genetic disorders. Pick a disorder from one of the three categories discussed…Multifactorial, Chromosomal, or Inherited disorders. Table 2A-1 and Table 2A-3 are great starting points, but feel free to not limit yourself to only these disorders.
While doing your research, answer the following:
Describe your disorder and it’s prevalence rate (who does this disorder seem to affect the most?).
Explain what causes your disorder.
What problems, symptoms, or characteristics does your disorder cause?
What (if any) treatments are available for your disorder?
What kind of life can a person with your disorder expect?
What shocked you the most about this disorder? And/or what new information did you gain?
Responses must be in complete paragraphs. Be sure to cite where you obtain your information from within the body of your writing as well as a concluding Reference list. Failure to properly cite sources is grounds for plagiarism and an Academic Integrity Section. Refer to the Module labeled “APA Formatting Guide” for assistance with APA format. Points will be deducted for incorrect APA formatting. Response length needs to be at minimum three paragraphs. Proofread!