Heart Health - Niagara North Family Health Team

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Heart Health

Heart Healthy Eating

Our Heart Healthy Eating workshop is offered by our Registered Dietitians.

What the hEart healthy eating program has to offer

  • Heart Smart meal suggestions
  • Cooking with legumes and lentils
  • Making heart smart choices at the grocery store
  • Lots of interaction

When it’s offered

Monday October 30th from 10am – 11:30am at 145 Carlton Street
Monday November 27th from 10am – 11:30am at 145 Carlton Street

How to get involved

St. Catharines – For more information or to register for the program, you can call Laura at 905.988.9617 ext 226 or fill out our online program registration form.

Live Heart Smart

Our Live Heart Smart group is a shared medical appointment offered by our Dietitian and a Medical Doctor.

The Live Heart Smart Program was designed as a fun and interactive group educational session for patients with high cholesterol who are interested in improving their heart health.

With no such thing as a silly question, we hope you will participate in shared discussions about making better everyday choices for a healthier you. Our team of friendly health professionals will make learning more about your heart easy and enjoyable for every kind of learner. You’ll be amazed at what you can learn.

When it’s offered

Second Tuesday of every month.

How to get involved

Niagara-on-the-Lake – For more information or to register for the program, please call us at 905.468.2177 ext 1.

Hypertension Consultation

This program is for you if

  • You have been told that you have high blood pressure
  • You are interested in preventing high blood pressure
  • You would like to learn how to measure your blood pressure
  • You would like to know more about lifestyle effects on blood pressure

What the hypertension program has to offer

  • You will learn about blood pressure and risks associated with high blood pressure.
  • You will learn about your numbers, and what you can do to prevent high blood pressure
  • You will how to measure your blood pressure at home
  • You will learn about the links between blood pressure and sodium, physical activity, healthy eating, stress effects and coping strategies
  • You will learn about medications used to treat blood pressure

When it’s offered

Currently the program is offered on an individual basis by appointment with a Nurse Practitioner.

Plans are in progress to provide group education sessions about high blood pressure and heart health. Please check back for updates on the group program.

How to get involved

Niagara-on-the-Lake – You can self-refer by calling to make an appointment or you can talk to your doctor or any of your health care professionals at the Family Health Team.