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Thriving with Diabetes – Part 2 – Final Reminder

Michael Ruiz will be presenting Part 2 of his talk on diabetes via Zoom at 10:00 AM June 16th.

You must register for this meeting so that Michael can send you a link for the Zoom session. If you have already registered you need not register again.

Thriving with Diabetes – Part 2

Michael Ruiz will be presenting Part 2 of his talk on diabetes via Zoom at 10:00 AM June 16th.

You must register for this meeting so that Michael can send you a link for the Zoom session.

Opportunity to provide input about women’s cardiovascular health in Canada – CWHHA Survey

The Canadian Women’s Heart Health Alliance (CWHHA), is a network of 120+ healthcare professionals and patients that develop and disseminate evidence-informed strategies to transform clinical practice, impact public policy and enhance collaborative action on women’s cardiovascular health in Canada. 

They hoping you can participate in a short survey about cardiovascular care programs and services available to women in Canada. The survey will help them develop an understanding of the current landscape of women’s heart health programs and services and to identify barriers to access women’s cardiac care across Canada to inform care and policy changes. Survey data will help inform future projects by the CWHHA with the ultimate goal of improving women’s cardiovascular health across the lifespan. 

Please register if you can participate and you will receive a link (ten minute survey).

Meeting Reminder – Where Do We Go From Here? 

Join us for a discussion meeting at the Wellness Center June 8th at 1:30 PM

Wellness Center or Zoom (see below)

When you come to a fork in the road, which is the right way to go. This will be a conversation on where you would like to take the group. Cardioman will be stepping down as leader so the group needs to discuss how to govern in the future. So if you are interested in seeing the group continue and provide programming to new rehab grads in the future this would be an important meeting to attend.

Please register for this meeting.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Join us for a discussion meeting at the Wellness Center June 11th at 1:30 PM

This will be a conversation on where you would like to take the group. Cardioman will be stepping down as leader so the group needs to discuss how to govern in the future. So if you are interested in seeing the group continue and provide programming to new rehab grads in the future this would be an important meeting to attend.

Meeting Reminder – Thriving with Diabetes

Join us for a presentation and discussion on May 11 at 1:30 PM

Wellness Center or Zoom (see below)

This will be a live meeting with Exercise Therapist Michael Ruiz joining us by Zoom.

Please register for this meeting only if you have not already done so.

Thriving with Diabetes

Join us for a lively interactive meeting at the Wellness Center May 11th at 1:30 PM – Or by Zoom

This will be a combination meeting of live attendance at the Wellness Center and some joining by Zoom. Our guest presenter is Michael Ruiz an Exercise Therapist with the Central East Regional Cardiovascular Rehab program. Michael is not only an Exercise Therapist he is also a Type 2 diabetic. Michael is planning an interactive presentation with lot’s of discussion and questions throughout the meeting. We will all benefit from this discussion whether we are diabetic or not. Here are some of the topics that will be discussed.

  • What is diabetes and is there a spectrum of severity?
  • What are the factors that lead to onset of Type 2 diabetes?
  • Can diabetes be reversed?
  • How does it affect heart health?
  • Symptoms and actions to take for low sugar and high sugar readings
  • How do different types of food aid in the management and control of diabetes and blood sugar in general?
  • What is a good diet and what are the dietary no/no’s?
  • Does when you eat make a difference?
  • How does exercise aid in the management and control of diabetes? What role does strength training play versus aerobic exercise?
  • What are the various prescription medications being used? Are there new and emerging medications?
  • What are the various technologies that can be used in the management and control of diabetes?

Please register for this meeting so that we can send you a link for the Zoom session. Also please bring a guest that might benefit from this session.

Meeting Reminder – Heart & Mind

Join us for a presentation and discussion on April 13th at 1:30 PM

Wellness Center or Zoom (see below)

This will be a live meeting with Dr. Brisbin joining us by Zoom.

NOTE: THE WELLNESS CENTER DOES NOT REQUIRE PROOF OF VACCINE NOR ARE MASKS REQUIRED. INDIVIDUALS NEED TO ASSES THEIR OWN RISK TOLERANCE AND WEAR A MASK IF THEY PREFER.

Please register for this meeting if you have not already done so.

Our guest presenter practices at the Kawartha Clinic specializing in geriatric medicine and total patient wellbeing. She will explore the relationship between heart healthy lifestyles and brain health. Dr. Sarah Brisbin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with certification in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. She just recently joined the Kawartha clinic in January 2021 and will be assisting with Clinical Trials research, as well as providing Geriatric Medicine outpatient consultation. Dr. Brisbin also will be working with the inpatient Geriatric Medicine Consultation group at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre, as well as throughout the area with the GAIN team program.