HD3 Exam: WeHaveAFace Accredited Certification 

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. What is Huntington's Disease?

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* 3. If a parent has Huntington's disease, what is the chance that they can pass it along to their children?

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* 4. What part of the brain does Huntington's disease affect?

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* 5. How does Huntington's disease affect the patient?


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* 6. Which chromosome mutates to cause Huntington's disease?

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* 7. What is the acronym for the repeated gene in Huntington's Disease?

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* 8. True or False: Huntington's Disease can skip a generation?

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* 9. In 1872, which scientist discovered the Huntington gene?

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* 10. What is Chorea in Huntington's disease?

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* 11. Huntington's disease is similar to which disease?

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* 12. What symptoms can a patient with Huntington's disease experience?
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* 13. True or False: Individuals diagnosed with Juvenile Huntington's disease (JHD) have a higher CAG repeat.

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* 14. Which parent most often passes along the Juvenile Huntington's disease gene?

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* 15. What terminology describes the swallowing issues with Huntington's disease?

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* 16. Which medications are available to treat Chorea in Huntington's disease? 
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* 17. True or False:  Huntington's patients must intake more calories than a person without the disease.

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* 18. What option is available for a patient with Huntington's disease when they are no longer able to eat/swallow food?

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* 19. What is considered a negative test result for Huntington's disease?


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* 20. True or False: The rate of suicide in Huntington's patients is 3-5 times higher than the general public.

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* 21. End of Life: How can a Huntington's patient pass away from the disease?

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