Recommended websites for patient education & self-management:
The Health Line http://www.hnhbhealthline.ca - list of local health and community services, like access to CCAC, Public health services, local podiatrist and foot care clinics, health care facilities, financial and legal assistance, transportation, hospice and dying at home.
Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.com - find information on hundreds of conditions. Check your symptoms. Improve your lifestyle
Canadian Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.ca - supports people affected by diabetes by providing information, education, service, and advocacy
EatRight Ontario http://www.eatrightontario.ca - your first stop for trusted information and advice on nutrition and healthy eating
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca - association of Canadian registered dietitians that provide resources for consumers
Heart and Stroke Foundation http://www.heartandstroke.com - information on how to recognize warning signs of heart disease and stroke, and how to stay healthy
Canadian Mental Health Association http://www.cmha.ca - mental health for all
Cancer Care Ontario https://www.cancercare.on.ca - information for patients on cancer prevention, screening, treatment and supportive care
Osteoporosis Canada http://www.osteoporosis.ca - provides up-to-date information on the risks, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
Pregnancy weekly http://www.pregnancyweekly.com - weekly email program with lots of good information
MotherRisk http://www.motherisk.org - counselling on reproductive risk or safety of drugs, chemicals and maternal disease in pregnancy
Sexuality and You http://www.sexualityandu.ca - information from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada for young adults, parents, and teachers on contraception, safe sex, STIs, and sexual health.
Caring for Kids http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca - information for parents from Canadian's pediatricians
Vaccines in Ontario http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization - up-to-date information on all immunizations in Ontario for kids and
adults, including immunizations schedules, myths and facts and immunization schedule tool
AboutKidsHealth http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca - most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
Travelers' Health http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel - one of the best web sites for traveling, vaccinations, and prevention. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Services in Ontario http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs - a list of services available from the
Ministry of Health to all Ontarians, from midwifery and immunizations to senior's care and cancer screening programs
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