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February is Heart Month

Are you at risk for heart disease? Follow the link below to learn more about heart disease and how it can be prevented. http://www.heartandstroke.com/site/c.ikIQLcMWJtE/b.3682421/k.48B2/Heart_disease__What_is_heart_disease.htm?gclid=CPLquqimsLwCFYVDMgodnGUAow  The Barrie & Community Family Health Team offers information sessions and classes that address high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other factors that put you at risk for heart disease. Follow […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from the Barrie & Community Family Health Team! Is your New Year’s Resolution to quit smoking?  We can help! Our knowledgeable and dedicated team of health care providers, with specialized training in smoking cessation, will work closely with you and your physician to help you become smoke free in 2016. For more […]

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 13, 2015 TORONTO, Ont. – More than 10 million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes and 20 Canadians are diagnosed with diabetes every hour. That’s why the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) joins the international community in recognizing World Diabetes Day on November 14, an official United Nations day. “In Canada, diabetes has reached epidemic […]

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Flu Season is Coming!

Flu Season is Coming! The Barrie & Community Family Health Team is committed to protecting the health of our staff, patients and community. We are encouraging ALL BCFHT health care  workers and staff to roll up their sleeves and get a flu shot!  What is Influenza (the flu)?  Influenza is a serious, infectious, acute respiratory […]

10 Tips for a Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving can be a challenging time for most Canadians, and especially for people with diabetes. The temptation to indulge can be overwhelming, but there are simple ways to make sure your Thanksgiving feast doesn’t interfere with your diet or heart health. Here are 10 tips for staying on track courtesy of Joanne Lewis, registered […]

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month!

September 2015 marks the fourth global World Alzheimer’s Month™, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. Alzheimer associations around the world will focus their campaigns on advocacy and awareness with information provision, Memory Walks, media appearances and free memory screenings taking place across the globe. The theme for World Alzheimer’s Month 2015 is ‘Remember […]

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Asthma “September Spike”

Week 38 phenomenon…25% of all children’s asthma hospitalizations occur 17.7 days after Labour Day.155 asthma deaths occur every year in Ontario.That is unacceptable…80% of these deaths are preventable. Let’s EDUCATE and PREPARE our patients. Refer your patients to BCFHT Lung Health Program for: SPIROMETRY EDUCATION ACTION PLAN  


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