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Wellness

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What is Diabetes

At the most elementary level diabetes is simply thick blood. How is that you ask? To begin to answer this question we will start with an explanation of what is insulin and what part does it play in your body.

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Be Aware of Heat Stroke

When the body is getting overheated the first signs you see are muscle cramps and weakness, exhaustion and heavy sweating.
Heat stroke occurs when the body temperature reaches 104 degrees (105 for children) and sweating stops. This means ;your body has lost the ability to control your temperature. Mental changes start to occur such as confusion,disorientation, and agitation.

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What Do You Do After You Have Been Stung or Bitten?

Most reactions to insect bites or stings are mild. They can cause minor swelling, stinging, redness or itching. Sometimes, however, they can cause severe reactions such as a sting from a wasp, hornet, fire ant, or scorpion. Some insect bites or stings can cause diseases such as Bacterial Meningitis, West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease, or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

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