Posts Tagged: health

Campus life with diabetes: A new level of learning

For many college students, living with diabetes on a university campus brings a whole new level to learning. Freshmen who are living away from home for the first time are now dealing with diabetes on their own. Both students and their parents can experience increased anxiety as they learn to navigate the transition of self-care…
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Dating in the time of COVID

Dating is never easy and it’s harder than ever during a pandemic. As with other interactions in life, taking advantage of technology and planning for safety is key. Dating apps and ways to connect virtually should be the first step. If you hit it off, the next step is a virtual discussion to vet your…
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What is sepsis?

Sepsis is your body’s extreme and life-threatening response to infection (CDC, 2019). More importantly, sepsis is a medical emergency. What are the warning signs of sepsis? The warning signs of sepsis can resemble many other health conditions. Be aware of the following: Fever, shivering, or feeling very cold Clammy or sweaty skin High heart rate…
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Overcoming pandemic fatigue

As humans we have a psychological reaction to disaster and we’re seeing those reactions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Early on in any disaster we go through a period of confusion. We are trying to figure out what’s going on and what’s going to happen next. During this period, many people feel overwhelmed and confused. Our…
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