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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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New Year Resolution

New Year Resolution

Jena Docking, RKin, Upper Grand FHT With a New Year comes many resolutions. The idea of starting fresh and implementing a change can excite us! Unfortunately, only 16% of people are successful at following through on their resolutions, and many give up within one to...

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How to Manage Lower Back Pain with Exercise

How to Manage Lower Back Pain with Exercise

Adapted from an article written by Michelle Jacobs RKin, Kincardine FHT What is lower back pain? Lower back pain is one of the most common muscle injuries. Almost everyone experiences it at some point in life. The lower back (lumbar region of the spine) consists of...

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Managing Menopause with Movement

Managing Menopause with Movement

Holly DeVisser, RKin, Bluewater Area FHT Menopause can be defined as the transitional period between the reproductive and non-reproductive phases of life in women.  Some terminology that is sometimes used to describe the phases of the menopause transition include...

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