Abstracted from Mayo Clinic By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator Risk factors Many factors can increase your stroke risk. Potentially treatable stroke risk factors include: Lifestyle risk factors Being overweight or obese Physical inactivity Heavy or binge drinking Use of illegal drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamine Medical risk factors High blood pressure Cigarette smoking or secondhand smoke exposure High cholesterol Diabetes … Continue reading Stroke – Risk Factors and Complications
By: Myriam HernandezCoordinator for Youth Ministry Boyle Heights Youth continue to share in their faith through Youth Mass and Youth Nights. Once a month we celebrate a special night filled with prayer and fellowship giving youth a safe place to socialize. Sundays start off with Virtual faith formation followed by Youth Mass and a group activity. Recently we discussed the importance of community and … Continue reading Boyle Heights updates!
Dear confreres, The dissemination of “Young Salesians and accompaniment – Orientations and Guidelines”, through ‘video seeds’ is coming to you with the seed No 4, for December 2020. The focus this time gest inspiration from the Psalm 26: “Your face, O Lord, do I seek” …Following in Don Bosco’s footsteps. In fact, from the more than 4000 responses received in the research on accompaniment, we can … Continue reading “Young Salesians and accompaniment – Orientations and Guidelines”
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator The content for this week on stroke might be a little bit more technical. But a little more information might enhance our understanding of the condition so that we are more aware of our symptoms when they occur. Abstracted from the Mayo Clinic. Causes There are two main causes of stroke: a blocked artery (ischemic stroke) … Continue reading Stroke – Causes
By: Marisol Becerra Youth Ministry Office Assistant November Recap SUO-SUE Joint Provincial Council Meeting On Nov 4 and 16 the US Delegates of Youth Ministry gathered together to prepare the report to present at the SUO-SUE joint provincial council meeting. On Nov 19-20 the councils met and during this meeting the report was given. The discussions included input given by Fr. Fabian Cardenas and Fr. … Continue reading Youth Ministry Office News!
By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer – Don Bosco Tech ROSEMEAD, CA. – December 1, 2020 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its Virtual Open House for prospective students and their families on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Virtual tours and presentations begin at 12 noon, 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Middle school students and their families are invited to learn about Bosco Tech’s rigorous … Continue reading Bosco Tech’s Virtual Open House – December 13
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator Stroke is a topic that we have not explored in the past. Therefore, for the coming weeks, we are going to spend time to understand stroke; its signs and symptoms, causes and care of a stroke patient. From the Mayo Clinic on Stroke A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is … Continue reading Stroke – Signs and Symptoms