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Arthritis The word "arthritis" means "joint inflammation." Inflammation, which is one of the body's natural reactions to disease or injury, includes swelling, pain, and stiffness.

Dehydration, Express Dehydration is the loss of water and body salts through diarrhea, vomit, sweat, urine and breathing. Dehydration happens when a person doesn't drink enough water and electrolytes to make up for the amount that was lost. The treatment of dehydration is called "rehydration" (replacing lost fluids).

Diabetes Series The diabetes series provides a thorough description of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Practical skills for managing diabetes are discussed, along with diagnosis options.