Monthly Archives: November 2016

Care and prevention of Diabetes

November 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

November is American Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes, no matter what type, it means you have too much glucose in your blood, although the causes may differ. Too much glucose can lead to serious health problems. Here are 10 prevention tips, followed by current American Red Cross first aid protocol for treatment of diabetic emergencies, […]

How to care for an Unresponsive Person with an Obstructed Airway

November 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Have you ever asked yourself, what is the rationale behind the steps for caring for an unresponsive person with an obstructed airway? The American Red Cross has done a great job of explaining this below. Since the evidence evaluation process in 2005 with a re-affirmation in 2010 and 2015, the care for a person with […]