Chronic Disease Prevention Resources
Chronic diseases are long-term conditions that require ongoing management and care. In Canada, chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability, and include conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. However, many chronic diseases can be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices and early detection. The following resources provide information and support for chronic disease prevention in NB and PEI:
Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada - This alliance is a collaboration between various organizations in Canada, working together to prevent and manage chronic diseases. They offer a range of resources and programs, such as healthy eating and active living initiatives, to promote prevention.
Diabetes Canada - This organization offers support and resources for people living with diabetes in Canada. They also provide education and awareness on diabetes prevention and management.
Heart and Stroke Foundation - This foundation works to prevent heart disease and stroke through advocacy, research, and education. They provide resources and support for individuals and communities to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Lung Association of New Brunswick - This organization focuses on lung health and respiratory diseases prevention in New Brunswick. They offer educational resources, support, and advocacy for individuals and communities to reduce the risk of chronic lung diseases.
Chronic Disease Prevention and Management - Prince Edward Island - This webpage by the government of Prince Edward Island provides information on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in PEI. The page includes information on healthy lifestyle choices, chronic disease self-management, and available programs and services to help manage chronic conditions. It also includes contact information for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Program.