The Thamesview Family Health Team dietitian conducts nutritional assessments, counseling, and education for patients with nutrition related diseases and health conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, COPD, heart health diseases, and diabetes. Thamesview FHT also offers group based education and learning about healthy eating habits and coping strategies through educational programs such as:
A group based approach to help dealing with emotional eating habits. The reasons behind eating habits that do not come from hunger such as stress or boredom. The program offers strategies to find the root causes and how to build new habits to overcome emotional eating. Please note this is not a group designed for those diagnosed with an eating disorder. Open to the public. For more information / to register call 519-354-0070 ext. 602
A Good Life with Diabetes
This group is an 8 week group aimed at our diabetic patients who need extra support. If you have an A1C above 10% and have difficulty with lifestyle recommendations or joining therapy, this program may be for you! It will combine diabetes education including diet, exercise, medication, and foot care with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help you take control and live a healthier life. Open to the public. For more information / to register call 519-354-0070 ext. 602
A program designed to challenge our patients to lead healthier lives. Areas covered are: diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, nutrition, exercise, weighs and weight loss strategies, and stress. If you have any of these concerns, or are at risk, then this may be the program for you! The program entails three group sessions followed by an individual follow-up with the Family Health Team’s registered nurses and registered dietitian tailored to your individual needs. It is only open to the patients of Thamesview FHT. For more information / to register call 519-354-0070 ext. 602
A educational program for parents and caregivers for all young families during pregnancy and with children aged 0 to 6 months. Connect and share with other parents for education and support. All families are welcome. Guest speakers present on different topics. Open to the public. For more information / to register call 519-354-0070 ext. 602
A program designed to provide individual group guidance and support to help patients bring their blood lipid levels (cholesterol) within agreed upon normal ranges.
Referrals to nutrition programs or individual counseling sessions can occur through your family physician at 519-354-0070 ext. 602