Scheduling Update: Memorial Service scheduled for January 21, 2022 will be postponed to an undetermined date for health safety reasons Funeral Service scheduled for January 14, 2022 will continue as originally planned Dear Salesian Family and Friends: Below is the latest news on Brother John Rasor’s Funeral arrangements. Thank you to Fr. Thien Nguyen, Director of Bosco Tech, who arranged this with the school administration, … Continue reading Rest in Peace Br. John Rasor, SDB
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP From the educational material on diabetes, Kaiser Permanente (Learning to live well)) summarizes symptoms of low and high blood sugar and what to do at home. Before going into the symptoms of low or high blood sugar, one must understand the range that your doctor wants you to achieve. If you take pills to control your diabetes, … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes 101: Low Blood Sugar: What to do?
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP In our last discussion, we reviewed relevant oral medication therapy for diabetes. This week, let us examine the injectable therapy that is the next step medication when oral medication does not control the condition well. Source is from the Mayo Clinic. Insulin therapy Some people who have type 2 diabetes need insulin therapy. In the past, insulin … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes 101: Insulin Therapy and side effects
By: Youth Ministry Department November 6 – LEADS Inter-America Meeting The members of Leads Interamerica got together to continue their new journey as leaders of the Salesian Youth Movement. It was divided in three parts: 1. Formation (Invitation of Pope Francis to celebrate World Youth Day 2021) 2. Accompaniment (Ideas in how to support the delegates of Youth Ministry to celebrate and communicate WYD 2021 … Continue reading Province Youth Ministry Department November Recap!
By: Luis ChaconProvince Coordinator for Volunteers Youth Nights have become a monthly tradition in the Salesian community of Los Angeles. The overall intention is to unify forces among the youth ministries of each of the Salesian presences in Los Angeles. Each month we’ve had Youth Night, where members of the Confirmation program from Saint Mary’s, Saint Isabel, and young leaders from the Salesian Family Youth … Continue reading Youth Night in Boyle Heights
By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCP Two weeks ago, we examined the early and late signs and symptoms of high blood sugar. This week will look at the medication treatment options, beginning with primarily oral medications first. The source is from the Mayo Clinic: Diabetes Treatment section. Metformin (Fortamet, Glumetza, others) is generally the first medication prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works primarily … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes 101: Medication