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Liberal Arts Core

CAP/BIOL 3110 Obesity and Diabetes: Science, Sociology and Economics

Over the last 20 years Americans, as well as the rest of the world, have been gaining weight at an alarming rate. As a consequence, diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack and kidney failure have become more prevalent. Discussion of the possible origins and examination of potential solutions for two pathologies - obesity and diabetes. Prerequisite: junior standing. (Variable)