Have you been told by your medical professional that you have dyslipidemia, also known as high cholesterol/triglycerides? Having dyslipidemia can increase your risk for heart disease, however there are things that you can do to help prevent this from happening. By attending this introductory session you will gain a better understanding of what dyslipidemia is, how to manage your cholesterol, and what diet and lifestyle changes you can make to improve your cardiovascular health. This 1.5 hour information session is taught by a Barrie and Community Family Health Team Registered Dietitian
What will I learn during this information session?
During this session, you will learn more about your blood work, risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease as well as the different types of dietary fats and fibre and how they affect your blood levels. You will also learn how to read food labels and pick healthier foods for meal planning strategies.
Who can attend?
Any patient belonging to the Barrie and Community Family Health Team is welcome to attend this information session.
How do I register?
If your Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner has already requested that you attend this session, you will be contacted by an Administrative Assistant shortly. Alternatively, select a session date below or request that your Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner refer you to the session.
This class typically runs every other month.
For more information or to register, please contact 705-721-0370 x 2907. This class is covered by OHIP.
Note: If you will be attending this information session, please bring a copy of your most recent blood work results to with you.