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Diabetes Education

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes – You have just been diagnosed with Diabetes now what?

Introduction to Diabetes Webinar Diabetes: Back to Basics – In this webinar, Amy Waugh Certified Diabetes Educator, provides a great introduction to prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes for those recently diabetes or as a refresher for those why may have had diabetes for some time. Learn about the signs and symptoms, what is going on in your body that makes blood sugars higher than normal, how to make sense of your bloodwork results and how you can optimize your diet and lifestyle to improve your blood sugar levels and manage your long- term health. 

WW Diabetes – Web Based Resources

Teen and Young Adult Resources

Post-Secondary School Mental Health & Addictions Helpline – 24/7

Self Harm – Education and Resources

Teen Mental Health

Kids Help Phone (online and phone support)1-800-668-6868 or TEXT connect to 686868

The Grove Hubs – Your one-stop-shop for youth mental health and wellness.
By youth, for youth!

WES (Wellness emotional support) for Youth Online – Online counselling for people 13-24 years

WES (Wellness emotional support) for youth resources

Parent resource hub for children’s mental health – The Family Care Centre is a resource hub for parents and caregivers of children and youth with mental illness

HERE 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Services & Addictions – 1-844-437-3247

Help is Here Wellington – List of local mental health resources. 

Compass Community Services – Sliding Scale mental health support

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November – Fall Prevention Month

November – Fall Prevention Month

Posted by Nick Serafini, R.Kin at the Upper Grand Family Health Team Likely many of us have thought in recent days, “How is it November already?!” It can be that time of year when we all start talking about how cold the weather has become and when we start to worry...

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Dual Task Exercise, Nick Serafini, RKin. Upper Grand FHT

Dual Task Exercise, Nick Serafini, RKin. Upper Grand FHT

Balance and stability are something that can be here one day and gone the next. Most importantly it is often something that is not dependable when we really need it. But recently I attended a webinar hosted by two experienced Physiotherapists from BC that piqued my...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s day! “International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.”[1] The theme for this year is...

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