Partnership with YMCA Brampton

CHANGE Program available at YMCA in Brampton, ON

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.

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Community of Practice presented at Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference

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.

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Kinesiologists share CHANGE experiences at OKA’s Professional Development Summit in Waterloo

CHANGE program kinesiologists Debbie Valadao, R. Kin (Halton-Peel area) and Derek Ditner, R. Kin (Brockton and Area Family Health Team) attended the Ontario Kinesiology Association’s professional development summit on May 4Cth 2019.

MetSC Researchers present at CNS Conference 2019

Metabolic Syndrome Canada Researchers at Canadian Nutrition Society’s Annual Conference May 2019

Dr. Paula Brauer, PhD RD FDC, University of Guelph and Rupinder Dhaliwal, RD FDC,Metabolic Syndrome Canada presented their work on the Development of an Innovative Nutrition Toolkit (NU-CHANGE) for personalized diet intervention in metabolic syndrome. This toolkit will assist Canadians with metabolic syndrome in making healthy choices and reduce their risk of chronic disease.  

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Three-year study sees success in reversing symptoms of metabolic syndrome

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.

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MetSC DO presents at 11th Annual Dietitians of Canada, Ontario Family Health Team Registered Dietitians Conference

London | On September 15, 2016, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Director of Operations of Metabolic Syndrome Canada shared evidence behind the role of diet and exercise in the prevention of chronic diseases.