September is Sepsis Awareness Month – Spot the signs to get ahead of sepsis

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Sepsis is the body’s extreme reaction to any infection. It is a medical emergency that affects at least 1.7 million people each year in the United States and kills nearly 270,000.  Early detection offers the best chance for survival and can limit life-long complications. Otherwise, it can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and even death. This month is Sepsis Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to get ahead of sepsis by learning the risks and how to avoid them.

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I have established this forum to discuss real life accounts and experiences surrounding sepsis. The symptoms are not easily identifiable. By discussion and sharing experiences we can learn from one another and hopefully save lives.

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