Staying Hydrated In The Summer Heat

Staying Hydrated In The Summer Heat

Beat the Heat There’s a lot to do when the weather is right: family picnics, working on your tan at the beach, a homerun derby on the softball field, endless hours on the golf course, or lounging in your backyard hammock. Unfortunately, too much fun in the sun can be dangerous. Excessive heat exp...
Backpack Safety!

Backpack Safety!

When you move your child’s backpack after he or she drops it at the door, does it feel like it contains 40 pounds of rocks? Maybe you’ve noticed your child struggling to put it on, bending forward while carrying it, or complaining of tingling or numbness. If you’ve been concerned about the ...
High Blood Pressure: What you need to know!

High Blood Pressure: What you need to know!

What is Blood Pressure? When your heart pumps blood through the blood vessels, the blood pushes against the walls of your blood vessels. This creates blood pressure. Your body needs blood pressure to move the blood throughout your body, so every part of your body can get the oxygen it needs. Heal...
Checking your blood sugar

Checking your blood sugar

How frequent blood sugar checks can help you:  Checking your blood sugar yourself is an important part of managing diabetes. Checking often will tell you: If your insulin or other diabetes medicine is working How physical activity and the foods you eat affect your blood sugar You’ll usually fe...