Selection of alteration in health (disease)

This is the first submission for this project. Please select an alteration in health (disease) that you would like to work on. Be sure to select a disease that has enough information and depth to meet the project requirements.
Describe the selection in one paragraph and why you chose it. You may use your textbook or other resources for your selection. The disease selected must be approved by your instructor before you continue on to the next project assignment.

Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.

Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below:

Jstudent_exampleproblem_101504

Diseases you can choose from:
Scurvy
Rickets
Coronary Heart Disease
Pancreatic Cancer
Colon Cancer
Diabetes Type 2
Gestational Diabetes
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Osteoporosis
Beriberi
Pellagra
Other: Must get instructor approval first