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HYDRATION, HYDRATION, HYDRATION...


The human body is made up of 70% water.  Hydration is essential for cell function, organ function, and overall well being.  The recommendation of 8 cups of water is well established, but hydration is not only about water intake.  There are other essential nutrients and balances that are necessary for ultimate hydration.  Some other factors that help include your sodium and other electrolyte balance including potassium.  


Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration:

Decrease or dark urine, Dry mouth, Sleepiness or fatigue, Extreme thirst, Headache, Confusion, and Dizziness or lightheadedness.


TIPS TO MAXIMIZE HYDRATION: 

Drink 8 Cups- 1 Gallon of water daily : Use bottles to track your intake.

Limit caffeine intake, Soda, Energy drinks, and Gatorades.

Get enough electrolytes: Multivitamin, Fruits/Vegetables, Replacements.

Oral Hydration Solutions and IV hydration.

COVID-19: 

April  29, 2020

Monitor for Cough, Fever, Shortness of Breath, Chills, Diarrhea, and Headache 

Notify Primary Care Provider for any symptoms above.

Continue social distancing (6ft.).

Wear courtesy mask at all times.

Avoid touching your face or putting your hand in your mouth.

Wash hands frequently for 20 seconds.


Helpful Links:

CDC: https://www.covid19treatmentguidelines.nih.gov/



Diabetes, Low Carb Diet Recommended

April  19, 2020

Risk: Obesity, family history

Signs & Symptoms: Increased thirst, urination, and hunger

Lab test for diagnosis: Blood Sugar Level and A1C 

Treatment: Diet, exercise, and medications 

      Foods to reduce/ avoid: bread, pasta, cakes, rice, fast foods, processed/frozen                      foods, soda

      Foods to add: vegetables, berries, protein, nuts

      Eat about 40-50 carbs in each meal and 20-25 for snacks 

      Increase water intake 8 cups daily 

      Exercise for at least 30 minutes 3x weekly: walk, run, bike + strength training 

Complications: nerve damage (feet/stomach), kidney damage, heart disease


Helpful Links: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/library/factsheets.html