Chronic Disease

We have amazing Dietitians that specialize in Chronic Disease management.


 
What is a chronic disease?
Chronic diseases are health conditions that requires ongoing management. These include things like diabetes, fatty liver disease, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and some cancers.
Prevalence of Chronic disease in Canada
Approximately 44% of Canadians 20 years of age and older have at least one chronic health condition, and that number increases to over 75% for those 65 years of age or older.

Heart Health

Do you have a family history of heart attack or strokes? What about high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Did you know that these conditions are hereditary? Our Registered Dietitians focus on preventative and restorative health measures. Book in with one of our Dietitian’s for support in these areas.

Diabetes

Our team of Registered Dietitian can support getting your blood sugars under control. We support:

Type 1 diabetes typically diagnosed in childhood. Occurs when the pancreas does not produce insulin. Glucose (sugar) builds up in your blood of being used for energy.

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or your body does not properly use the insulin it makes.

Pre-diabetes occurs when blood glucose levels that are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.

Gestational diabetes occurs when high blood sugar that happens during pregnancy. Typically diagnosed around 26-28 weeks gestational age after a glucose tolerance test.

 

Gastrointestinal Concerns

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • IBS 
  • Reflux
  • Celiac Disease 
  • Crohns 
  • Colitis 
  • EoE

Fatty Liver Disease

A Registered Dietitian can support you through Fatty Liver disease by offering both food and lifestyle support. NAFLD affects about 20% of Canadians.