What is Diabetes & Types| National Institute of Diabetes

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Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough or…

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National Breastfeeding Month

While mothers are obviously the central figure when it comes to breastfeeding a baby, there’s a considerable amount of teamwork that the rest of a family unit, family friends, and the community at large can contribute to making it a safe, comfortable, and memorable experience for mother and child. Helping out is not only a…

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Sunburns – Skip the Sunburns this Season

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Everyone enjoys spending time in the sun when summer comes around, but no one enjoys a sunburn. Even though sunburns may seem harmless when they happen, repeatedly sustaining sunburns can lead into more serious threats such as skin cancer. It is not anything to just shrug off your shoulders, so we want to share with…

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5 Water Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

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There was an average of 3,536 drownings in the United States, every year, from 2005-2014 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The National Safety Council reports drowning is the second leading cause of death among children under 15, with boys drowning two times more likely than girls. It is important to remember…

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Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and while this is a subject that many families find difficult to talk about, it is an issue that affects thousands of people every day. Red River ER wants to show support for victims of sexual assault and help our local communities address this important issue. From…

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Keep Texoma WarmER

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Since Red River ER opened its doors earlier this year. We have worked to get involved with numerous community outreach events. From our food drive in August to last month’s sock drive. We have been engaging with our generous Sherman and Texoma communities to help those in need. Now, with the cold weather, and families…

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Red River ER's Socktober Success

Red River ER's Socktober Success

October is known for spooky ghost stories and trick-or-treating, but for Red River ER, last month was known for something other than Halloween costumes. For our facility, it was Socktober, a month-long charity drive for people in need. Taking part in this world-wide event was heart warming for our staff, as we help Sherman’s generous…

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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When it comes to severe, unexpected conditions like Sudden Cardiac Arrest, you might wonder if you are at risk, and what that can mean. For anyone with family history of heart issues, seemingly random heart attacks can be something that might loom over your head. While there are many different causes and risks involved in…

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Back To School Immunization Awareness

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Immunization Awareness As school comes back in session, many parents will be sending their young children off to school for the first time. Finding the right pencil cases, folders, and backpacks are all essentials on a family’s list, but for young children preparing for their first days of school, there might be something special they…

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