With the assistance of a grant received by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Metabolic Syndrome Canada has partnered with the YMCA to foster active lifestyles in the Halton-Peel area.
Dr. Jobin Varughese M.D. from Queen Square Family Health Team in Brampton gave a rapid fire presentation on the CHANGE Program at the Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual ASA conference...
The number of Family Health Teams offering the CHANGE Program in Ontario continues to increase. With the help of funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, registered kinesiologists are working with the family health teams to improve the quantity and quality of physical activity of their patients and to encourage the adoption of healthy eating patterns to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Staff from several Halton-Peel Family Health Teams (FHTs) recently presented their findings at the AFHTO conference. Registered Kinesiologists and Registered Dietitians from Central Brampton FHT, North Peel FHT and Wise Elephant FHTs presented the findings...
On June 6, 2019, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Director of Operations MetSC presented "Creating a Community of Practice around diet in primary care: Learnings from The CHANGE Program" at the Canadian Dietetic Foundation for Research showcase.
TORONTO, ON – A three-year study published in CMAJ Open has concluded that metabolic syndrome (MetS) may be reversed through participation in a team-based lifestyle intervention program including diet and exercise changes. Metabolic syndrome is a clinical, silent condition first discovered by a family physician during routine checkup.
Dr. Doug Klein shares work from CHANGE Program feasibility study at the Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day.
Dr. Caroline Rhéaume, a principal investigator in the CHANGE Program feasbility study at Université Laval in Québec City, presented preliminary findings at the 9th Scientific Congress of Université Laval’s Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
Toronto | On April 28, 2015, at Metabolic Syndrome Canada's annual stakeholder meeting, Dr. Khush Jeejeebhoy formally recognized the first three clinics to successfully implement the CHANGE Program.