Leading Causes Of Death

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This is interesting that you would focus on prevention of heart disease since that is the leading cause of death in the United States. The other leading causes of death would be cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. I would focus on the risk factors that contribute to all these top-leading causes of death. There are eight main risk factors that community/public health nursing and the hospital nurses need to educate people on doing to reduce these causes of death. Some of these risk factors you had already mentioned which were diet, exercise, and diabetic management. The other risk factors to educate on would be smoking, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, obesity, and alcohol abuse (Nies
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