Category: Health Education

LBD PCN June Newsletter

The Leduc Beaumont Devon Primary Care Network newsletter provides our patients, stakeholders and the community with news, program and event information from our organization. Feel free to pass this newsletter […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

Posted by on May 16, 2023 in Health Education, Information

Remember Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is a new tool with limitations, not an option for a medical diagnosis. Medical assessments and treatment plans should always be discussed with your family […]

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Be a part of our medical home

Our Primary Care Network consists of a team of multidisciplinary health professionals who work together to provide you with the best primary health care at every stage of life. Our […]

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It’s International Boost Self-Esteem Month

Posted by on February 22, 2023 in Health Education, Information, Mental Health

Comparisons, pressure, criticism and negative thoughts can impact the way we feel about ourselves and cause us to have low self-confidence. 💚   Self-esteem is generally defined as “an individual’s […]

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Heart Health

Posted by on February 16, 2023 in Cardiovascular, Health Education, Information

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. It is possible to reduce the risk of heart disease by making […]

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Diabetes and you

Posted by on February 15, 2023 in Diabetes, Health Education, Information

Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis – fortunately, PCN educators and resources can help.   Primary Care Networks across Alberta offer free, online and in-person workshops to help you understand […]

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Sexual Health

Let’s talk about sex! Sexual health is an essential but often taboo topic. 🤫   It doesn’t stop at prevention from infection or illness. Taking care of our sexual and […]

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Wear Red Canada Day

Today is #WearRedCanada Day, a day that emphasizes and raises awareness for women’s heart and vascular health. ❤ Cardiovascular diseases affect one out of every three women worldwide, yet women […]

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Feeling Sick?

Posted by on February 10, 2023 in COVID-19, Health Education, Information

When you’re not feeling well, what steps should you take to feel better?   First, recognize your symptoms. The common cold, flu and COVID-19 can present similar characteristics, including fever […]

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Eating Disorder Week

Posted by on February 7, 2023 in Addiction, Health Education, Information, Nutrition

It’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Canada.   Based on Statistics Canada population data, approximately 1 million Canadians meet the diagnostic criteria for an eating disorder.   Eating disorders are […]

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