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You Are What You Eat!!

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying: garbage in, garbage out. While it is normally used for computers, the same can be said for our nutrition.

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Posted in Medical Nutrition

Nursing: It Does a Body Good!!

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

There is nothing more awesome than a newborn child. First-time mothers (and fathers) are then bound to experience a large quantity of unknowns. One of the biggest questions any new mother must face is whether or not to breast-feed their child.

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Posted in Nursing Aids

911!! Preventing, Identifying, and Treating Autonomic Dysreflexia

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

There are numerous issues that can develop after suffering a spinal cord injury that can impact your life negatively. Besides the obvious lack of mobility, maladies such as pressure sores, bowel and bladder complications as well as what might seem as innocuous illnesses or injuries may cause someone suffering from SCI major problems.

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Posted in Blood Pressure Monitors and Kits

Pimp My Ride: Wheelchair Accessories

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Some may think that being confined to a wheelchair to get around means not being able to take all our conveniences with us. Whether it may be our cell phone or shading us from the sun, there are plenty of ways to accessorize our mode of conveyance (fancy way to say wheelchair) so that we can experience life the way we want it.

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Posted in Wheelchair Accessories

Keep It Clean: CPAP Maintenance

Posted on Jun 13, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

For the millions of Americans that are affected by sleep apnea or even COPD, their CPAP or Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure systems are important to them. By using CPAP therapy, the risk of serious health problems can be avoided.

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Posted in CPAP and BiPAP System

CPAP or BiPAP: Which Is Right for You?

Posted on Jun 11, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Yes, breathing is important to us. It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out what might happen if we are not able to breathe properly.

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Posted in CPAP and BiPAP System

Diabetes: Recognize the Symptoms and Control Your Glucose

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Diabetes is a serious disease that should not, or should I say cannot, be ignored. The American Diabetes Association identifies diabetes as the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in 2010.

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Posted in Diabetes

Be Safe: Wheelchair Safety for Users and Caretakers

Posted on Jun 09, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Boy, do wheelchairs make things easier!! Whether for a temporary injury while recovering or for a permanent disability, the ability to roll around can make everyday activities much easier.

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Posted in Wheelchair Accessories