Write a 1.5 to 2.5-page essay in APA format that addresses the following:
- What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
- What are some of the potential causes (i.e. etiology) of the disease?
- Describe the pathophysiology of the disease: what is the body doing on the cellular or tissue level that is creating the signs/symptoms of the disease?
- What are some of the lab or imaging tests that are used to diagnose this disease?
- Once a definite diagnosis is made, what kinds of procedures might be used to treat it? What kinds of drug(s) might be used?
Are the risk factors associated with this disease controllable (i.e. diet, lifestyle) or uncontrollable (gender or age factors?)