Healthy Living - Patient Resources

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Diet        Guidelines and Information        Services


Health Choices First - Healthy Eating

Highlights: Health Choices First is a website provides a wealth of high quality patient education with exclusive health videos on different topics, which provide an overview of conditions and treatment options. Furthermore, it provides a real-life case studies forum for doctors and patients to join in.


Canadian Digestive Health Foundation

Highlights: The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation provides programs and services to people with digestive disorders across the country. You can learn various information on digestive disorders, nutritional and other real life solutions through their videos and links to related resources.


Kidney Community Kitchen
  - Information and Tools to Help You Manage Your Renal Diet



Diabetes Canada
  - Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Highlights: is a website brought to you by Dieticians of Canada. It provides information on nutrition, food and healthy eating as well as recipes, videos and interactive healthy eating tools for all ages. It also covers popular contents on diabetes, infant feeding, digestive concerns, weight management, heart disease, cooking, shopping, meal planning, picky eating and more.


Diet Doctor

Highlights: Diet Doctor promotes low carb & keto diet to the publics. People can learn about this new life style in different perspectives. A variety of videos from doctors and patients help viewers understand their health and this perticular life style easier. Other health articles also help extend the knowledge regarding the myths on different health topics.

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Guidelines and Information

Help Guide

Highlights: Help Guide provides empowering and evidence-based information on mental health, healthy living, children & family, relationships and aging to families and individuals in all ages.


Get Healthy (Heart & Stroke)

Highlights: You can find tips and ways of how to choose the healthy lifestyle to prevent heart diseases and stroke.


Online Self-Management Program
 - Living Healthy Webinars

Highlights: The online self-management program is a way to teach patients who are living with chronic diseases on how to take better control of their health. This program holds province wide. It's easy accessed, and you can learn it anytime and anywhere you want.


Menopause and U

Highlights: The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is Canada's leading authority on sexual and reproductive health and produces national guidelines for public and medical education. Menopause and U teatches patients the facts, benefits and risks of available therapies, as well as some important health concerns to watch out for during this transition period.


Pregnancy (Government of Canada)

Highlights: Patients can find the up-to-date guidelines on food safety, healthy eating, vitamins and minerals, as well as dealing with depression and maintaining oral health during pregnancy.

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Teeth Cleaning, Check-Ups and Dental Treatment for Kids

Highlights: This is the information on how to access free dental care for children 17 years old and under through the government's Healthy Smiles program. The program is designed for lower-income families in need of support.


Public Health Unit - Advice from Professionals

Highlights: How to get advice from professionals on healthy lifestyles, including sexual health, vaccinations, addictions and healthy growth and development? Contact the nearest Public Health Unit to book an appointment. No referral is needed.


Daily Strength

Highlights: This is an online platform for various support groups of many different chronic illnesses and medical conditions. You can share your personal experience through forum to connect to people who have similar stories and understand your feeling, in order to provide support to each other.


Learn About Health (St. Michael's Patient and Family Learning Centre)

Highlights: St. Michael's Patient and Family Learning Centre provides patients, families and health care providers the valid health resources and books online. You can also request a custom information search by a health science information specialist or you can drop in and search on your own.

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