reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease:
Reduce Your Risk - Control Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you are more likely to have a heart attack or
a stroke. Diabetes usually develops in adults. You are especially at
risk if someone in your family has diabetes. You can help control your
diabetes by making some changes in how you live.
Looking for more information?
Programs and Services in the Calgary Area
the Canadian Diabetes Association, Calgary & District Branch
Telephone the office at 266-0620 or visit them at 7500 Macleod Trail
S.W. for information and local programs and services.
the Diabetes Education Centre
In Calgary, phone (403) 943-2446 to find out more about diabetes topics.
out the Indo-Asian Diabetes Project
This project scoped for 2002-2004 is an innovative, culturally-sensitive
and community based Diabetes prevention and management program. For
more information contact Dr. Shahnaz Davachi, Project Manager, Calgary
Health Region at (403) 943-1664
Community Health Resources in the Calgary Region
They provide a directory of community, health and social services in
the Calgary Region. Once at the Web site, enter diabetes into the search
area. The City of Calgary Information Centre at (403) 268-4636 (INFO)
can also provide you this information.
with your health professional
Work with your family doctor and health care professionals to control
Don't Have a Family Doctor?
If you don't have a family doctor, call (403) 943-LINK(5465) or check
out the online
list of Doctors who are accepting new patients in the Calgary Health
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