Disease/Disability Information

Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.

 

Services

The Huntington Society of Canada - Toronto Chapter supports those living in Hamilton with support groups, volunteer opportunities and events.

Events for this organization are held at various locations.

A charitable organization which raises funds to deliver individual and group counselling service to support individuals and families living with Huntington disease (HD), and to fund medical research, to delay or stop the progression of the disease.

Physical location of the Canadian Cancer Society for Hamilton and the Brant-Norfolk community.

The Canadian Cancer Society is a charitable organization, volunteer organization and advocate for all forms of cancer. They fund reaserch and offer education and trustworthy information about cancers.

The Hamilton Wentworth location of Autism Ontario.

Promotes public and professional awareness and understanding of autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Provides information, referral, and resource materials to parents, professionals, and the public.

The offices of Asthma Canada are located in Toronto, Ontario.

Not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing the quality of life of Canadians with asthma and associated allergies. There is extensive resource and support information on the website.

The Arthritis Society offers programs and services that support those with arthritis. These include:

Regional administrative office for the Arthritis Society.

The advocacy group for individuals with arthritis. They raise money to fund arthritis related scientific research. Provides information on living with arthritis and referral to other arthritis community supports online, by phone, or in person.

A national voluntary health organization, together with Provincial Partners, dedicated to supporting Canadians living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, by investing in research, so ALS will be a treatable, not terminal disease.

Offers one-on-one education and advice about effective diabetes management. 

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A free community based pulmonary rehabilitation program designed to enhance quality of life for people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and help reduce hospital admission.

Provides equitable access to knowledge, programs, and services that mitigate and prevent the development of chronic diseases and conditions. Programs include:

Outpatient clinic located within the Boris Clinic at McMaster University Medical Centre. Provides care for patients at risk of diabetes or who have been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Support individuals who are at risk of developing an eating disorder and to promote overall physical and mental wellness

Offer a variety of self-esteem, body image, body acceptance and other wellness-based group services for children, youth and their caregivers including:

Support individuals who are at risk of developing an eating disorder and to promote overall physical and mental wellness

Offer a variety of self-esteem, body image, body acceptance and other wellness-based group services for children, youth and their caregivers including:

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