PARTNERING IN HALDIMAND COUNTY TO DELIVER INNOVATIVE, FAMILY-CENTRED CARE
Dietitian Led Programs
Description: 1-year evidence-based diet and exercise intervention for people with metabolic syndrome (start date Sept 2019 – only available in Dunnville at present).
Aim: To improve health and decrease the risk of developing chronic disease in patients with Metabolic Syndrome through a lifestyle intervention model that provides the effective support needed to change lifestyle over time and produce a lasting improvement to overall health.
Partners: Metabolic Syndrome Canada, Grand Fitness Dunnville & HWMH
DIABETES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Description: To support best practices health management for patients with or at risk of developing DM
Aim: In conjunction with Community Diabetes Programs to improve monitoring and maintenance of blood sugar. and lipids while ensuring that patients receive evidence-based screening and care for diabetes.
HEART HEALTH (LIPID) GROUP EDUCATION
Description: To encourage self-management, preventative care, healthy lifestyles and to provide health education on various topics related to heart health and cholesterol.
Aim: To improve knowledge and support patients in making healthy lifestyle changes to reduce their CVD risk.